[Proj] Coming releases of PROJ.4

Waldo Tobler tobler at geog.ucsb.edu
Mon Jul 3 10:54:51 EST 2017

Add the new Tobler-Mercartor projection to the invetory

On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 8:05 AM, <support at mnspoint.com> wrote:

> Hello Kristian,
> I strongly suggest you make your own "Proj.4.Whatever" and DO what ever
> there, but leave the Proj.4 alone. Proj.4 is a mature project and it does
> NOT need changes or lot of updates since it works very well in many
> applications and the library is small in size.
> Proj4 is more a mathematical definition for those transformations AND
> those are constant by their nature .. NO updates wanted all the time!
> UPDATE YOUR application which uses Proj.4 more often .. there is lot of
> work to be done I am sure. Leave the library alone!
> All your updates are cosmetic and that is something that changes all the
> time. If you like to do cosmetic rewrites then just target those to your
> self! We are not interested! We want to keep the library constant and bug
> free!
> Those "improvements" you are talking about are unnecessary and just add
> huge amounts of rewriting work for people that use the library for some
> application. Your rewriting work does not do anything meaningful! You just
> want to be cocky and play games with serious software writers instead of
> your self doing anything meaningful. The worst kind of person to have in a
> team!
> First of all, rule number 1! Interfaces must be kept constant! One just
> adds, but never changes or removes (since somebody is using that already)!
> That is the reason you usually NEVER touch the headers since those are the
> point that should be kept constant .. you touch everything else first. Now
> you are doing the contrary.
> Your writing is a clear indication that you are just a terrorist that
> wants to destroy the Proj.4 intellectual foundation and ruin everything
> built on it!
> Janne.
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