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Subject: Re: [boost] [geometry] Inclusion in the next release?
From: Romain CHANU (romainchanu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-25 02:02:40

Hi Mateusz, Barend

No worries about the previous post :-)

GeographicLib is a set of C++ classes, there is no such dependencies with
PROJ4 (from my understanding).

I actually asked Barend if you guys had a look to this library because the
library can do geodesic computation:

I am not sure that Boost Geometry is able to perform "geodesic direct /
inverse" computation (cf. links before). Any advice on this part?

Thank you.


On 25 March 2010 03:31, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Barend Gehrels wrote:
>> Hi Romain,
>> Nothing related but, have you done any comparison with GeographicLib (
>>> In term of performance and
>>> accuracy
>>> for geodesic computation?
>> I know this library but didn't test these aspects. All our projections are
>> converted from proj4 to C++, and by this conversion alone they are slightly
>> faster. It is indeed interesting to see if there are differences with this
>> library.
> AFAIS, Geographiclib is not a standalone library but it uses PROJ.4
> We don't have yet official performance tests for projections in the suite
>> Mateusz pointed to.
> I have to confess I replied to Romain's post assuming, incorrectly,
> Geographiclib is a yet another geometry library.
> Sorry for confusing.
> Best regards,
> --
> Mateusz Loskot,
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