[OSGeo Africa] EPSG 205x

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Tue Jul 21 12:06:57 EDT 2009

Andrew de Klerk wrote:
> So the long and the short of it is we cannot use the FOSS tools to their
> full potential until the proj library has been updated to accommodate our
> projection systems. Is that correct?


I have personally assisted 2 different groups in Canada that were 
complaining of the same issue.  The good news is that all it takes is 
someone to 'champion' this: by filing a request to have your projection 
added (or modified) in the EPSG standard: 

That's all it takes.  So please feel free to take on that role for your 
problem projection, and your work will be helpful to other users in your 


Jeff McKenna
FOSS4G Consulting and Training Services

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