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Re: ANN: Gps 0.2

From: Pascal J . Bourguignon
Subject: Re: ANN: Gps 0.2
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 09:29:33 +0200

Jason Clouse writes:
> >> In addition,  when you're only  one subclass to another  system, you'd
> >> better find a generic or an independant name.
> It should be something vivid that's related to a famous explorer or
> exploration, IMO.  Like "Vespucci" or "NorthwestPassage".

In that category,  I would propose Mercator, or  perhaps Gerardus, his
firstname, for his projection.

Another  problem that  may happen,  even for  opensource  projects, is
using names of  corporations or trade marks.  There  is a Mercator Inc
(GPS Systems).

Do not adjust your mind, there is a fault in reality.

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