Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Nov 30 15:10:42 EST 2007

Gerald I. Evenden wrote:
> On Friday 30 November 2007 1:32 pm, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> 	---
>> In addition to Janne's useful advice, you also need to change
>> "proj=latlon" to "proj=latlong".
> Interesting.
> Did you change other longitude items like lon_0 to long_0 also?


No, I did not change any existing use of lon.

> I had heard of dialects that use the pronunciation emphasising the 'g' in 
> longitude but that usage seemed to me to be pretty rare.  'long' seems to 
> encourage pronunciation rhyming with long---like "its a long way to 
> Tipperary."
> ;-)
> It seems like you may have created a source for a common error by using 
> the "long" form if "lon" (homonym with 'lawn') is used elsewhere.
> Alas.

Indeed, I believe you are correct.  I just carried over naming I used when
I was at PCI.

I have added "latlon" and "lonlat" as also acceptable aliases for the
same non-projection.  "longlat" and "latlong" were already both accepted.

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