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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] boost::geometry::index::rtree with CoordinateSystem
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-16 14:28:47


Ola Martin Lykkja wrote:
> First: I am pretty impressed with the index::rtree template. It is *VERY* useful in my current project!

I'm glad that it's useful to you.

> Thanks for your reply! For my application, I am ok, for the moment, with the relatively small errors that using the
> cartesian domain gives me. I have created two tickets (9758 and 9759)


> What is the difference between spherical_equatorial and geographic and spherical? The documentation is rather unclear.

In both spherical CS points are on the surface of a sphere. In
geographic, on the surface of an ellipsoid. In geographic and
spherical_equatorial the latitude is in the range [-90S,90N] degrees. In
spherical in the range [0N,180S].

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