[OSM-talk] Right angles and aspect ratio

Peter Wendorff wendorff at uni-paderborn.de
Tue Jul 5 09:01:41 BST 2011

Am 05.07.2011 03:30, schrieb Paul Hartmann:
> On 07/05/2011 03:09 AM, Andrew Errington wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have recently noticed that JOSM does not produce pleasing right angles
>> when I select "Orthogonalise Shape (Q)".
>> ...
> Maybe you have set the wrong projection? Try Mercator.
While that's true to avoid the problem: shouldn't be these tools 
independent from the projection?
If that's willingly not independent, IMHO there should be a warning that 
making circular does not make it circular on ground, but in the current 
projection, that produces wrong angles.


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