[GRASS5] datum transforms...

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Mon Jan 27 02:47:55 EST 2003

On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 01:44:43PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 06:02:13PM +0000, Paul Kelly wrote:
> > Hello everyone
> > I've committed to CVS the changes described in my e-mail of 15th January
> > (See http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass5/2003-January/004562.html ) and
> > would appreciate testing and bug reports on the new datum transformation
> > capabilities in GRASS.
> > 
> > I intend to further improve on this, not changing the functionality, but
> > implementing it more cleanly. This will avoid the need for the GRASS and
> > PROJ.4 datum lists to be in sync (as at present) and should enable GRASS
> > to work with a shared PROJ.4 library by only passing the necessary
> > underlying datum and ellipsoid parameters to it. The GRASS datum table
> > format and functions need to be improved to do this and I will post my
> > suggestions and ask for comments in due course.
> > 
> > Hoping the improvements are useful for someone,
> Groovy.  I'm sure all GRASS users will benefit.  This has been a long
> sought after functionality...

Great, Paul! This was really long awaited (some years only :-)



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