The OpenGIS standard mentions three methods to query the dimensions of a Geometry:
dimension(): the inherent dimension of the geometry:
coordinateDimension(): the number of coordinates of the geometry:
spatialDimension(): this one has no description in this document.
This RDF document on the opengis.net website further describes
The number of measurements or axes needed to describe the position of this geometry in a coordinate system.
The number of measurements or axes needed to describe the spatial position of this geometry in a coordinate system.
So the latter refers to the "spatial position" as opposed to the "position", which doesn't help me much to understand the difference between them.
What is the difference between