[DB-SIG] thoughts about OpenGIS extensions

Mario Frasca mfrasca at zonnet.nl
Tue Oct 3 16:18:52 CEST 2006

On 2006-1003 10:01:00, Andy Dustman wrote:
> if you have a
> function that does the necessary conversion into a Python type. 

...  do we need here to know the internal data format used by mysql?
on their web site I could not find it.  the only reference I say is
at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/fetching-spatial-data.html,
stating that «Fetching geometry values using internal format can be
useful in table-to-table transfers».

> (If
> you know a good standard Python library that does this, I'll add
> support. I looked into this once and didn't find a clear answer.)

did you check Federico's link
the page contains links to the downloadable tarballs.

it looks quite nice, I'd say.


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