[GRASS-dev] [GRASS GIS] #26: please let people find their EPSG on the web

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Thu Aug 14 10:09:49 PDT 2014

#26: please let people find their EPSG on the web
 Reporter:  timmie                  |       Owner:  grass-dev@…              
     Type:  enhancement             |      Status:  new                      
 Priority:  trivial                 |   Milestone:  7.1.0                    
Component:  wxGUI                   |     Version:  unspecified              
 Keywords:  wxgui, location-wizard  |    Platform:  Unspecified              
      Cpu:  Unspecified             |  
Changes (by wenzeslaus):

  * priority:  minor => trivial
  * platform:  => Unspecified
  * cpu:  => Unspecified
  * milestone:  6.4.0 => 7.1.0


 For the record: http://epsg.io/

 http://epsg.io/ is much newer than http://spatialreference.org/ and nicer
 (more user friendly) than http://www.epsg-registry.org/. This also shows
 what changed and what not (old link works after 7 years but we might want
 to change it to something else now which we again don't know how stable it
 will be).

 Creating a manual page on that topic with (external) links to these three
 websites is a good idea, I think, and links in the GUI wouldn't be so bad.
 We can add there more than one to increase the probability that at least
 one of them works.

 Anyway, GUI does not prevent people from opening browser and finding one
 of these web pages online using their judgment, so downgrading priority to

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/26#comment:6>
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