[Proj] Some need for updated proj-4 manuals
Gerald I. Evenden
geraldi.evenden at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 09:56:55 EDT 2008
On Monday 15 September 2008 2:37:06 am Glynn Clements wrote:
> The following are taken from the table used by GRASS' g.setproj
These folks are obviously playing to a different drummer...
> alpha Azimuth angle at Cartesian Origin
> azim Azimuth Angle of Tilt in Decimal degrees
> heigh Height of Viewing Point in Meters
> kfact Scale Factor at the Central Meridian
> lat0 Central Parallel
> lat1 First Standard Parallel
> lat2 Second Standard Parallel
> lat3 Third Standard Parallel
That one gets me. ? 3rd parallel? What kind of surface is that?
> latb Angular Distance from Tangency Point
> latts Latitude of True Scale
> lon0 Central Meridian
> lon1 First Standard Meridian
> lon2 Second Standard Meridian
> lon3 Third Standard Meridian
2nd and 3rd meridians!?!?
> lonc Longitude of Cartesian Origin
> lotsa LOTSA
> mfact m factor
> msfact M factor
> nfact n factor
this is like the hippy-dippy weatherman of the late, great George Carlin: "
Some temperatures from around the country, ... 45, 50, 72, 60, 72, ... ".
Out of context, a list of options means nothing.
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to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
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