The EPSG Contract

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at CCGIS.DE
Sat Jan 7 11:30:41 EST 2006

Any news here? Sorry if i missed it. We want to support 1.3 and are 
trying to get an overview of which services will support it in which 
way. We are the poor last layer and have to deal with whatever you spit 
at us.

Best, Arnulf

Paul Ramsey wrote:
> I have also tried the Intergraph WFS and it is in easting/northing, so
> that makes 3 so far:
>   Mapserver
>   Cubewerx
>   Intergraph
> Will be interesting to hear what the wfs list says.
> Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> On 5/19/05, Paul Ramsey <pramsey at> wrote:
>>> Is it so bad to suck it up and follow the standards consensus, no matter
>>> how silly? Sometimes bad decisions are made, but walking away from the
>>> process destroys all the good decisions too.
>> Paul,
>> I do see your point, and I have certainly accepted that when MapServer
>> implements WMS 1.3 it will have to address this issue properly.  However,
>> the WFS stuff has existed for quite a while (as has GML) but this issue
>> is only being raised now in the WFS/GML context.  So we are left
>> having to back-fix without any obvious indicate of what is really the 
>> right
>> thing to do.
>> I *suspect* that at least for GML 2 the coordinate system does not
>> control order of values in coordinate tuples.  I'm sure I have heard
>> previous detailed discussios to this effect.  I am not at all sure of
>> the situation with GML3.
>> Hopefully we can isolate these issues to GML3 and WMS 1.3+ so that
>> a simple version check will suffice to make the decision clear.
>> Best regards,

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