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Subject: [ggl] extensions
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser)
Date: 2009-10-09 08:23:14

> As a follow-up on the extension discussion.
> Do you see the following things as part of the GIS extension?
> - the latlong point (a geometry)

What's the difference to a 'normal' point?

> - the ggl::dms parsing utility (parses a string as "52N 4E" to a
> coordinate)
> - the epsg coordinate system tag
> - the geographic coordinate system

All three should be part of the coordinate transformation extension, IMHO.

> Probably yes to all of them. If no, please object. It will influence
> the
> samples (sample 2 is then obsolete or get another purpose) but there
> are
> not too much dependancies.
> - the ggl::parse algorithm: probably NO, it uses a strategy depending
> on
> coordinate system (which uses the dms strategy for latlong). At least
> that is the intension, it should be revised a bit to get that further
> (remove dms result hardcoded), I'll do that.

Regards Hartmut

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