[DB-SIG] thoughts about OpenGIS extensions
Federico Di Gregorio
fog at initd.org
Tue Oct 3 14:39:35 CEST 2006
Il giorno mar, 03/10/2006 alle 13.17 +0200, Mario Frasca ha scritto:
> 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
They are a prerogative of psycopg but other drivers offer similar
> > 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...
Because they are real types in PostgreSQL (one of the few backends out
there that allows for user-defined types) and not just blobs of data.
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