[seek-dev] [Bug 2364] New: - Records Crossing the International Dateline

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Tue Feb 21 12:33:20 PST 2006


           Summary: Records Crossing the International Dateline
           Product: SEEK
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P4
         Component: ecogrid
        AssignedTo: jones at nceas.ucsb.edu
        ReportedBy: dsledge at lternet.edu
         QAContact: seek-dev at ecoinformatics.org

Because the language used for querying ecogrid nodes can only compare fields to

<condition operator="LESS THAN" concept="westBoundary">-23.0</condition>

it's possible for records whose bounding coordinates cross the International
Date Line to be returned when they shouldn't be and to not return when
circumstances dictate that they should.

In order to construct a query to correctly handle such records, a means is
needed to compare a field to another field within a record (e.g.  westBoundary >

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