[OSGeo-Discuss] Orientation standard
Munich Orientation Convention
volksnav at volksnav.de
Tue Oct 20 06:41:31 PDT 2015
I like your questions.
The most important is that the experts agree that r100 is a good and
consumer friendly Convention, at least for fast orientation purposes and as
an alternative to open squared systems or simply "here". The specifications
for this piece of a polar system could be:
1 - Name:
2 - identification letter:
"r" as radius,
3 - value:
which represents 100 "blocks of houses", 100 x 100 meters or 100 x 100
4 - color:
5 - conversion from lat/lon
acc. known geodetic algorithms.
6 - definition of urban pole:
according list .,
actually only on www.volksnav.de/mapplet.
The definition of these relevant urban poles is a result of many years of
hard work and I claim intellectual property. Here the question could arise:
"do you prefer open or optimal polar systems?".
Does anybody know if the transition point NS/EW for post codes in London (a
strange mix polar/squared system ) is a relevant point? Please confirm: it's
The proposed specification didn't come from members but could come active
from OGC side. Where there is a will, there is a way: is there the
possibility to create a premium standard for premium members? This would
surely increase the number of members.
P. S.: Openwashing:
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