[Qgis-developer] Difference for transform reference system between QGIS and GDAL

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Fri Jan 17 07:12:38 PST 2014

Hi Luiz,

On Fri, 17. Jan 2014 at 08:56:38 -0200, Luiz Motta wrote:
> The question is exact this, why the QGIS read the PRJ and understands the
> 'towgs84', otherwise, the GDAL don't understands, where , the QGIS use the
> GDAL/OGR provider ?

QGIS tries to find a (near) match to prj content in it's database, if found it
proceeds with it's CRS, instead of the CRS GDAL/OGR produced.


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