Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Spatial objects in IB
Author Jan Mikkelsen
Joseph Alba <jalba@...> writes:
>Instead of a Spatial cartridge that you install on top of an Oracle
>database, we can develop a UDF module that have spatial functions. Like the
>Spatial cartridge, this UDF will be an option and does not need to be
>incorporated to the core function.

To get the functionality of a cartridge (or datablade, or whatever) you need
to make changes to the engine. There is more functionality there than can
be simply implemented through UDFs. The design would have to be thought
through carefully.

Jan Mikkelsen