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•Re: Zipcode Proximity script

by merlyn (Sage)
on Mar 31, 2003 at 19:53 UTC ( #247051=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Zipcode Proximity script

PostgreSQL has built-in "geometric" types which can be used to perform functions like distance. You could select all points within a certain radius, and then sort the points to determine the closest, all at C speeds.

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Re^2: Zipcode Proximity script (what is "C"?)
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Apr 02, 2003 at 23:07 UTC
    all at C speeds
    As in the language, or as in light? :)

    Makeshifts last the longest.

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