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Re: Fixing r-tree semantics

From: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: William White <bwhite(at)frognet(dot)net>,Teodor Sigaev <teodor(at)sigaev(dot)ru>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: Fixing r-tree semantics
Date: 2005-06-24 05:38:02
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On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Tom Lane wrote:

> both directions (X and Y) for 1-D inquiries.  The same problems exist in
> the contrib/rtree_gist implementation, because it just copied the r-tree
> logic without inquiring too closely into it :-(

you're right, it was the beginning of our GiST experiments. Later we were
interested in split algorithm and we never actually used rtree because we
have used pg_sphere for working with spherical data. Glad to see
you fixed these longstanding problem ! Does it means we could expect
rtree_gist opclasses moved to core ?

Oleg Bartunov, sci.researcher, hostmaster of AstroNet,
Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow University (Russia)
Internet: oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su,
phone: +007(095)939-16-83, +007(095)939-23-83

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