[Proj] GeoServer does not read Native SRS
roger at opq.se
Thu Mar 3 03:17:02 EST 2011
On Thu, 2011-03-03 at 08:53 +0100, Kristian Thy wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 03, Roger Oberholtzer wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-03-02 at 12:43 -0500, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> > > On 11-03-02 12:03 PM, Mustafa646 wrote:
> > > > Actually i want to display this shapefile over google map as WFS layer
> > > > because i want to featch features. so, for displaying over google map, what
> > > > native srs should be shapefile in ?
> > >
> > > It would clearly be convenient if it was in the google mercator projection.
> > Just curious: We have a Trimble receiver that collects WGS84 lat/longs.
> > We convert these into a KML file - not changing from WGS84. When we view
> > these in Google Earth, everything looks fine. This is for data collected
> > in Europe and North Africa.
> > Am I missing something?
> Yes :)
> Google Maps uses a planar projection. Google Earth displays the data on
> a sphere, obviating the need for projection.
In fact, I think KML files are expected to be in WGS84. So I suspect
google do the grunt work of making this data fit in the context when
things are displayed.
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