Opened 13 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#3970 closed defect (wontfix)

Equidistant_Cylindrical and Plate_Carree in morphToESRI()

Reported by: rprinceley Owned by: warmerdam
Priority: normal Milestone: closed_because_of_github_migration
Component: OGR_SRS Version: 1.8.0
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: gaopeng


Both Equidistant_Cylindrical and Plate_Carree are set to SRS_PT_EQUIRECTANGULAR in apszProjMapping table. This is causing incorrect mapping of projection names when using morphToESRI().

Change History (4)

comment:1 by warmerdam, 13 years ago

Status: newassigned


My understanding is that Plate Carree and Equidistant Cylindrical are both names for the same (non) projection Equirectangular.

Is the problem that rounding tripping from ESRI to OGR to ESRI WKT is mapping Plate_Carree to Equidistant_Cylindrical?

comment:2 by rprinceley, 13 years ago


Yes, the round trip changes projection name - user selects a named PE projection from a list but ends up with a different name when reading exported dataset. We need to preserve "Plate_Carree" string since it is a PE projection name.

comment:3 by Jukka Rahkonen, 10 years ago

I think that this ticket points to /trunk/gdal/ogr/ogr_srs_esri.cpp. I can read that now there stands beginning from line 63:

static const char *apszProjMapping[] = {
    "Equidistant_Cylindrical", SRS_PT_EQUIRECTANGULAR,

But who knows what should be fixed and how?

comment:4 by Even Rouault, 5 years ago

Milestone: closed_because_of_github_migration
Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

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