[BACK]Return to DESCR CVS log [TXT][DIR] Up to [cvs.NetBSD.org] / pkgsrc / databases / postgresql-postgis2

Annotation of pkgsrc/databases/postgresql-postgis2/DESCR, Revision 1.1

1.1     ! gdt         1: PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational
        !             2: database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server,
        !             3: allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information
        !             4: systems (GIS), much like ESRI's SDE or Oracle's Spatial extension. PostGIS
        !             5: follows the OpenGIS "Simple Features Specification for SQL" and has been
        !             6: certified as compliant with the "Types and Functions" profile.
        !             7:
        !             8: PostGIS/PostgreSQL includes the following functionality:
        !             9: * Simple Features as defined by the OpenGIS Consortium (OGC)
        !            10: * Support for Well-Known Text and Well-Known Binary representations of GIS
        !            11:   objects
        !            12: * Fast spatial indexing using GiST
        !            13: * Geospatial analysis functions
        !            14: * PostgreSQL JDBC extension objects corresponding to the geometries
        !            15: * Support for OGC access functions as defined by the Simple Features
        !            16:   Specification
        !            17:
        !            18: This is postgis 2.x, the currently-maintained and recommended version.

CVSweb <webmaster@jp.NetBSD.org>