[josm-dev] Windows-Installer: default projection is WGS84

Ulf Lamping ulf.lamping at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 10 02:05:05 BST 2010

Am 05.08.2010 18:51, schrieb Sebastian Klein:
> Hi,
> I just tried the windows installer and it creates the following default
> preference file:
> projection=org.openstreetmap.josm.data.projection.Epsg4326
> layerlist.visible=true
> selectionlist.visible=true
> commandstack.visible=true
> propertiesdialog.visible=true
> osm-server.url=http://www.openstreetmap.org/api
> laf=com.sun.java.swing.plaf.windows.WindowsLookAndFeel
> plugins=openstreetbugs;remotecontrol;validator;wmsplugin
> Especially interesting is the first line, where it puts WGS84 as default
> projection. Why is that? Shall we change it to JOSM's default projection
> (Mercator - EPSG:3857)?
> I would trim this file to
> laf=com.sun.java.swing.plaf.windows.WindowsLookAndFeel
> plugins=openstreetbugs;remotecontrol;validator;wmsplugin
> everything else takes a proper default value. (Which was not always the
> case, so I understand it used to be necessary in the past.)

Puh, I've added those a long time ago ...

IIRC, the projection thing was having round roundabouts vs. right WMS 
display - but this is really a long time ago and I really can't remember.

The other things might be only historical and easily removed.

Regards, ULFL

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