[Proj] Some need for updated proj-4 manuals
Paul B. Anderson
pbander at cavtel.net
Mon Sep 15 11:13:57 EDT 2008
My web site is back up! This is the second time since Dr. Keith Clarke
invited me to move my map projection material to UCSB that their servers
have gone down. The first time was due to a forest fire. I don't know why
the campus lost power this time (both servers were down).
Just for the record, the map projection material is actually on two
(at the time of my note, this server is still down)
Paul B. Anderson FCCS (USN, Retired)
Kingsport, TN native living in Norfolk, VA
My Map Projection web site:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hamish" <hamish_b at yahoo.com>
To: "PROJ.4 and general Projections Discussions" <proj at lists.maptools.org>;
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Sent: Sunday, September 14, 2008 11:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Proj] Some need for updated proj-4 manuals
> Janne wrote:
>> Actually the minimium would be to have a list of available projections,
> $ proj -l
>> maybe some picture how it looks
> http://www.galleryofmapprojections.com/ ->
> http://www.csiss.org/map-projections/ (server down?)
>> and an accurate description of all parameters
> I wouldn't guarantee that it's a full set, but these are the ones used
> in the EPSG file.
> $ cat epsg | grep -v '^#' | tr ' ' '\n' | grep '^\+' | \
> cut -f1 -d'=' | sort | uniq
>> and how they affect the result.
> A short sentence/paragraph on each of the above would be nice.
> As Markus suggested, the (FW/OSGeo) proj4 wiki is a nice place to work
> on collaborative documents.
> I made a start at naming the above, if others could please complete...
> There you will find nice things like:
> == Documentation ==
> * General Parameter Notes
> * Projections List page on the GeoTIFF site includes information on how
> to describe many common projections with PROJ.4 command arguments.
>> The idea behind using libraries is that such work that can
>> be done only once... also would be done only once.
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