[DB-SIG] thoughts about OpenGIS extensions

Mario Frasca mfrasca at zonnet.nl
Tue Oct 3 13:17:21 CEST 2006

On 2006-1003 11:55:10, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
> psycopg supports type adaptation and type-caster registration
> (yeah, buzz-words) for any Python or PostgreSQL type. 

yes, I had forgotten about psycopg2, sorry... :)

I can't remember if type adaptation and type-caster registration are
a prerogative of psycopg2 or are in general available on all db-api2

> This feature is used by the GeoTypes module that adds support
> for all geometrical types to psycopg. See:
> http://initd.org/tracker/psycopg/wiki/GeoTypes

I just downloaded it.  I'm mostly interested in seeing how you manage
to translate data from postgresql to the client program.  I mean: how
you recognize it's gis data and not just any blob...

> Hope this helps,
I'm sure it does.


[quello che cito] non esprime in alcun modo il mio pensiero personale
                  Papa Ratzinger

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