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Re: Spatial Databases

From: Jan.Hidders <hidders_at_hcoss.uia.ac.be>
Date: 24 Oct 2002 16:15:27 +0200
Message-ID: <3db8007f$1@news.uia.ac.be>


In article <zwRt9.644$Ao.59172_at_newsfep2-gui>, Ian <kellizer.remove_at_hotmail.remove.com> wrote:
>No worries Stu, I did use google, but the question really aimed at it
>popularity within the DB world, and see how many people have an active
>interest in the field.

This newsgroup is by no means representative for the DB world. The people that are representative usually don't have the time to hang around here. But as always there are a few exceptions, of course.

I don't know how things are on the implementation side but as a theoretical subject spatial databases have cooled down quite a bit. Most researchers that I know and worked on this have moved to another subject on by now. You can verify this yourself by looking at the years of the articles you will find on the subject.

Received on Thu Oct 24 2002 - 09:15:27 CDT

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