[OSM-dev] java osm renderer

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Wed Aug 31 21:47:51 BST 2011


BG <mrharmonie at gmx.de> wrote:

> But the geometry column (which comes with postgis) confuses me, this is 
> a bunch of numbers.

It's a OGC standard Format called Well Known Binary (WKB)

Postgis provides a funktion (astext) which will transform it to WKT
(Well known text).

http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards

Regards

Sven

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