> On 21 Mar 2016, at 22:38, Kevin Grittner <kgri...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 11:57 AM, Teodor Sigaev <teo...@sigaev.ru> wrote: > >>> I couldn't get the term 4D point. Maybe it means that we are >>> using box datatype as the prefix, but we are not treating them >>> as boxes. >> >> exactly, we treat boxes as 4-dimentional points. > > I'm not entirely sure I understand the terminology either, since I > tend to think of a *point* as having *zero* dimensions. Would it > perhaps be more accurate to say we are treating a 2-dimensional box > as a point in 4-dimensional space?
Or just say 4-d vector instead of 4-d point. Look like it will be enough rigorous. Stas Kelvich Postgres Professional: http://www.postgrespro.com The Russian Postgres Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers