[Proj] Add simple transformations to proj

support.mn at elisanet.fi support.mn at elisanet.fi
Fri Jan 4 06:24:02 EST 2013

Kristian Thy [thy at 42.dk] kirjoitti: 
> On Thu, Jan 03, support.mn at elisanet.fi wrote:
> > Andre Joost [andre+joost at nurfuerspam.de] kirjoitti: 
> > > There is also a commercial software, but I would not recommend to pay 
> > > for such things.
> > > 
> > 
> > I hope he is not recommending to use stolen programs?
> I read that as an exhortation to use FOSS or build your own code, not
> a suggestion that piracy is a valid choice.
> > if it is not too expensive (compared to your own hour/price x hours spent to
> > make similar) and it works.
> Problem number one: you usually only find out whether it works after
> you've paid for it.

The market for software is very dangerous for an inexperienced consumer.
Often  the most tempting deal is the least usable -- why? -- since those
people use all their effort to sell the program and not to make it or develop
it. Often the low cost packages are also nothing else than pirated programs
coming from far east countries.

> > It is usually at least 1000 times cheaper to use any ready made than
> > to make similar tool your self - why? Since making any good program is
> > very slow and time consuming.
> Problem number two: you very easily end up paying for 1000 features you
> don't need and wouldn't have wasted time on coding yourself.

If you can really make it and save any money doing it your self then I agree
with you - the other side is that it seldom pays if there is any usable ready
made alternative .. and if you simply do not have time to develop, test and
write it due to doing something else that pays better.


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