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

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Conventions

In this book, you will find a number of styles of text that distinguish between different kinds of information. Here are some examples of these styles, and an explanation of their meaning.

Code words in text are shown as follows: "Oracle allows the storage of spatial data in a table using the SDO_GEOMETRY data type, which is just like any other data type in the database".

A block of code is set as follows:

grant connect,resource to Book identified by <password>;
grant connect, resource to book;
grant create table to book;
grant create view to book;
grant create sequence to book;
grant create synonym to book;
grant create any directory to book;
grant query rewrite to book;
grant unlimited tablespace to book;

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