They Called It Off!

Good news from down Redmond way. The SQL Server spatial team has decided to make the coordinate order returned by their STAsText and STAsBinary functions consistent with the existing industry practice: (easting, northing) or (longitude, latitude) or (x, y), depending on how you look at it.

That kind of community responsiveness practically cries out for… a five pound box of chocolates! Note to Isaac and company: don’t eat them all in one sitting, no matter how tempting it might be!