[OSM-talk] Coordinate transforms

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 09:15:32 BST 2006


On 4/27/06, Laurence Penney <lists at lorp.org> wrote:

> Is there a page on the wiki (or elsewhere) on methods for transforming
> coordinates between OSGB and WGS84 lat-long? It would be very helpful to
> have such a guide and for people to share experiences, for both the
> technical and legal aspects, so people can decide how to build this
> stuff into their projects.

If you want to use proj4 there is a link to the wiki, there is nothing
wrong with adding info to that page. I understand your problems, I
thought it was a real hard problem to solve when I started out with
OSM.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Converting_to_WGS84


> [1] "OS: A guide to coordinate systems in Great Britain", Appendix C
> http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/gps/docs/A_Guide_to_Coordinate_Systems_in_Great_Britain.pdf
>
> [2] OS "Quest Developer" Coorindate Transformer (includes [1])
> http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/gps/osnetfreeservices/furtherinfo/questdeveloper.html


Good links


--
/Erik




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