[OSM-dev] Y-Boundary of Mercator-Projection
mb at blau.de
Wed Feb 4 12:07:14 GMT 2009
i've searched the archive of this mailinglist and the wiki about the
magical y-boundary set to 85.05113° (respective 180° projected) in the
The Wiki says :
> By using this bound, the entire map becomes a (very large) square.
Is this the only reason for this afficial bound? To have a square
instead of an rectangle?
And the reason "Google is using it, too" is not a really good
explanation for me...
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