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Re: SVG suggestions (geoinformation)

From: Michael Gould <gould@inf.uji.es>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 12:53:52 +0200
Message-ID: <000101bee4a2$57461c40$39528096@act.uji.es>
To: "Jon Ferraiolo" <jferraio@Adobe.COM>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>
Jon,

Thanks for the details. Obviously most of what we're looking for is in the
July 30 spec...somewhere!

Regarding the global coordinate system:



> >
> >[One thing the GI community could contribute, if sufficient interest
exists,
> >is a hierarchical triangle-based coordinate system for the entire globe:
> >saves space and eliminates lots of projection and datum problems. Uses a
> >quadtree and stores not only position but also resolution.]
>
> This sounds very interesting! How can the SVG team learn more about this?
> Pardon my personal ignorance. Is there a textbook or a URL that you can
> provide which describes this coordinate system?

...I have made the developer of this system aware of your interest, and he
will likely contact the SVG group.

Cheers,

Mike
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 Michael Gould
 Departamento de Informatica
 Universitat Jaume I
 E-12080 Castellon (Valencia) Spain
 Tel. +34 964 72 83 17
Received on Thursday, 12 August 1999 05:13:11 GMT

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