[OSM-dev] Algorithm help

Dirk-Lüder Kreie osm-list at deelkar.net
Fri May 30 12:47:54 BST 2008

Tom Evans schrieb:
>> Our data-model does not support earth as a sphere.
> Uh?  The data model supports it fine as far as I can see.  
> Yes, virtually all the tools don't, because it isn't a problem so far (and is harder...).  But they could be improved in the future and the data model would be fine.  Or am I missing something?

Consider a way from 0°, -189.999° to 0°, 180°. that is, in our current 
datamodel, a way that's roughly 40,000 km long.


Dirk-Lüder "Deelkar" Kreie
Bremen - 53.0952°N 8.8652°E

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