[Proj] PROJ 4.6.1 Released

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Sep 1 16:05:34 EDT 2008

Gerald I. Evenden wrote:
> On Monday 01 September 2008 11:51:17 am Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I have promoted the PROJ 4.6.1 RC3 to being the PROJ 4.6.1 final release
>> since there don't seem to be any serious problems with it.  From the news
>> file:
> 	...
>>   o Added the glabsgm (Gauss Laborde / Sphere Geometric Mean) projection,
>>     and gstmerc variation.
> Don't they produce the same numbers?  If they do, why two entries?  If they do 
> not, please let me know.  Anyway, I thought gstmerc was the consensus.
> Also, I have no idea what the "Sphere Geometric Mean" applies to in this 
> projection?  If anyone has any ideas, please let me know.


I would note that I was unclear on how to properly finalize this NEWS
file entry.  I'm still a bit confused about the final resolution, but
understood from Didier that it represented a consensus between the two
of you and was properly applied in CVS.

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