[OSRS-PROJ] Changes in EPSG codes?

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan at intevation.de
Fri Oct 24 10:08:59 EDT 2003

On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 09:26:39AM -0400, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> What I would kind of like to have is a n "epsg_plus" table with all current
> EPSG definitions, plus ones deleted from older versions, plus ESRI custom
> codes.  This could then be used by folks wanting to maintain a maximimally
> fleshed out set of definitions for MapServer and similar applications.
> However, building such a thing is not a trivial effort.

I propose to keep the deprecated ones in a separate file. It is easy
to merge if wished.

Attached is a startfile "nad/epsg-deprecated" together with a
corresponding patch for README. This would at least
explain the situation for others. Maybe eventually someone finds
the time to complete the file systematically.


Jan-Oliver Wagner               http://intevation.de/~jan/

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RCS file: /cvsroot/osrs/proj/nad/README,v
retrieving revision 1.3
diff -u -3 -p -u -r1.3 README
--- README	5 Apr 2001 19:24:18 -0000	1.3
+++ README	24 Oct 2003 14:04:55 -0000
@@ -11,6 +11,14 @@ proj_def.dat --- basic default file used
 epsg    --- Translation of EPSG GCS/PCS codes into PROJ.4 via init= mechanism.
+epsg-deprecated --- EPSG definitions that have been deprecated. They are
+                    not part of 'epsg' anymore, but may have been delivered
+					with earlier versions of 'epsg'.
+					Thus, they might occur e.g. in WMS (Web Mapping Services)
+					running with old EPSG definitions.
+					This file is not complete at all - it contains just
+					definitions that were individually reported.
 nad27   --- North American Datum 1927 for "init=" definition of
 			State Plane Coordinate Systems (SPCS).
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