[GRASS5] Changes between 5.0.1 release and current CVS head
glynn.clements at virgin.net
Mon Feb 3 15:45:19 EST 2003
Markus Neteler wrote:
> > > > > src/libes/gis/ellipse.table
> > > > > Enable "sphere"
> > > >
> > > > Yes.
> > >
> > > Note that "sphere" doesn't seem to work (will have to retry).
> > >
> > What do you mean in particular? I could keep this in mind while I'm
> > looking over the projection functions, not promising anything though :-)
> I tried to find a difference when projecting to WGS84 and sphere, there
> was none. Maybe I made a mistake, but I didn't try your latest changes
> on this problem.
This sounds as if the ellipsoid is simply being ignored, rather than a
problem specific to "sphere".
The most likely problem with a sphere is a division by zero if
something tries to divide by either the eccentricity or flattening.
Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>
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