[postgis-users] PostGIS 2.0 Wishlist

Nicolas Ribot nicky666 at gmail.com
Wed May 9 10:52:42 PDT 2007

> > As Vali mentionned, a true geocentric support 'a la Oracle' would be nice.
> FYI, the term you want is "geodetic".
> "Geocentric" coordinates are triples, (x, y, z) measured in 3-space
> relative to the center of the earth.
> "Geodetic" coordinates are angular coordinates (lat, lon) measured
> relative to a reference origin angle (equator, greenwich) or (equator,
> paris) or ...

Yes, you're right.
I meant geodetic.


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