[Proj] Some typos in the libproj4 manual
Gerald I. Evenden
geraldi.evenden at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 13:13:40 EDT 2008
On Wednesday 01 October 2008 7:22:08 am Mikael Rittri wrote:
> I think I have found some typos in the libproj4 manual.
> Page 96, under the headline "Oblique Stereographic using intermediate
> * Equation (7.36) says "k)0", but the parenthesis does not match anything.
> I think it should have been "k_0" in the LaTeX source, so that the text
> would be "k0", with the zero as a subscript. * Equation (7.37) reads
> chi = ( cos c ... )
> but something is missing. I looked in Snyder's book, and I think it should
> chi = asin( cos c ...)
> (chi is that Greek letter that looks like a tall and narrow x, but isn't an
> Page 78, table 6.1: Lambert Conformal Conic, in the general formula for
> rho, there is a numerator
> tan^n( pi/4 + phi1/2)
> but in the case phi1 = phi2, the analoguous numerator is written as
> tan^n( pi/4 + phi1) / 2
> Should not these numerators be identical? They differ only in the
> placement of the ending parenthesis.
> Gerald Evenden wrote:
> > Please, please, please. Anyone finding errors in the previously
> > reference manual please notify this group. Thank-you.
> You are welcome,
> Mikael Rittri
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Noted and changed.
I'm glad someone is doing this detailed reading. Again, thanks.
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