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Applying and Extending Oracle Spatial by Siva Ravada, Simon Gerard Greener

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Understanding and using SDO_ELEM_INFO

The new functionality created so far did not require looking at the logical structure of an SDO_GEOMETRY object, as described by the SDO_ELEM_INFO attribute. Understanding and being able to process the contents of this VARRAY is important, when developing or implementing more complex functionality.

The SDO_ELEM_INFO (see "2.2.4 SDO_ELEM_INFO", in the Oracle® Spatial Developer's Guide 11g Release 2 (11.2)) attribute is organized as a set of elements, each having three values or members. Each member of a triplet has a name: SDO_OFFSET (actually SDO_STARTING_OFFSET), SDO_ETYPE, and SDO_INTERPRETATION. These members are described in the "Section 2.2.4 SDO_ELEM_INFO", in the Oracle® Spatial Developer's Guide 11 ...

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