[GRASS-user] gps import: definition of WGS84

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Sun May 25 07:05:49 EDT 2008

On Sun, May 25, 2008 12:47, Nikos Alexandris wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 12:43 +0200, Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> Thanks to everyone for their answers. I've tried all the different
>> suggestions and the answer seems to be clear: on-the-fly projection does
>> not work properly in QGIS and gvSIG... Whatever I do in GRASS, I always
>> get correct placement of the GPS data.
> Sort of off-topic:
> I like that GRASS is strict with the projection of data. You are 100%
> sure that all data are there where you see them. I don't think it's
> really necessary to add an on-the-fly function in GRASS. You can always
> re-project and know what happens.

I agree 100%. I'm not pleading for on-the-fly projection at all. However,
since I'm currently teaching a training course which also includes QGIS
and gvSIG, I also use that feature, but apparently I'd better not !


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