correction for epsg:2171 (was: Re: [Proj] Roussilhe Projection)
werchowyna at epf.pl
Thu Oct 27 16:31:37 EDT 2005
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> On 21 Oct 2005 13:19:55 +0200, Maciek Sieczka <werchowyna at epf.pl> wrote:
>>They, and you, are not wrong. I, and espg 2171, are wrong. Good you have noticed it. I made a mistake following the epsg blindly here. Frank, Gerald, could you please fix that in your epsg 2171 definitions for y_0? y_0 should be 5467000, like Oscar and his sources say.
> The best solution would be to download the latest EPSG database,
> and see if it has been corrected there. If not, submit a change
> request to the EPSG. If so, just hassle me to refresh the epsg
> definition file from the latest EPSG file.
I did as you said. Here's their reply. Shall I let you know when the
fixed EPSG arrives? Below is the copy of a message from EPSG employee.
> Thank you for your message. We will review your comments and any changes
> made to the dataset will appear in the next release.
> */administrator at ogp.org.uk/* wrote:
> This messages was generated from the online contact form located at
> message : CRS 2171 has WRONG false northing. Should be
> x0=5467000, not 5647000. See e.g.:
> * The article from Geodeta magazine
> * The table at the bottom in the Polish article "Z czego to wynika"
> * The overview of many Polish projection parameters by Jacek M.
> Holeczek http://gpsinformation.net/main/warsaw.txt
> Also, the name you use in CRS 2171-2174 doesn't reflect original
> Polish name by any means. In Polish it is called panstwowy uklad
> wspolrzednych plaskich "1965". In short: puwg "1965" or uklad
> "1965". The way you call it "Pulkovo 1942(58)" is not informative
> to any Polish GIS user, cartographer or geodet.
W polskim Internecie s? setki milionów stron. My przekazujemy Tobie tylko najlepsze z nich!
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