Clipper Polygon Clipping Library

The Clipper library performs line & polygon clipping - intersection, union, difference & exclusive-or, and line & polygon offsetting.

Used in the QML plugin of Qt Location.

The sources can be found in qt-everywhere-src-5.11.2/qtlocation/src/3rdparty/clipper.

Project Homepage, upstream version: 6.4.0

Copyright Angus Johnson 2010-2015

Boost Software License 1.0.

Use, modification & distribution is subject to Boost Software License Ver 1.

The code in this library is an extension of Bala Vatti's clipping algorithm:
"A generic solution to polygon clipping"
Communications of the ACM, Vol 35, Issue 7 (July 1992) pp 56-63.

Computer graphics and geometric modeling: implementation and algorithms
By Max K. Agoston
Springer; 1 edition (January 4, 2005)

See also:
"Polygon Offsetting by Computing Winding Numbers"
Paper no. DETC2005-85513 pp. 565-575
ASME 2005 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences
and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE2005)
September 24-28, 2005 , Long Beach, California, USA

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