[OSM-talk] Large OSM "globe" style images

Inge Wallin inge at lysator.liu.se
Wed Feb 18 20:10:10 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 18 February 2009 20:43:35 Matthias Julius wrote:
> Inge Wallin <inge at lysator.liu.se> writes:
> > Hi, one of the Marble developers here...
> I noticed that Marble shows the map right up to the poles.  These are
> not covered by Mercator maps.  So I suspect Marble stretches the map a
> little bit leading to some inaccuracies like water reaching almost
> directly up to the south pole.
> It would be more accurate if Marble did not stretch the map and
> instead allowed a fill color or image to be specified for each pole.
> Or is this already possible?

Good point!  I'll have to check what actually happens.

Can you register this on bugs.kde.org as well?


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