sdo_geom.sdo_area gives negative areas
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 15:46:36 +0200
I used the sdo_geom.sdo_area function on some polygons in my database.
The result is a negative number, the absolute value seems to be right.
At a first glance, I did not find anything on this in the docs. Is this maybe due to a wrong direction (clockwise vs. counter-clockwise) of the points?
If so, is this "bad" apart from the negative area values? Received on Thu May 08 2008 - 08:46:36 CDT