[Mass-Market-GEO] FYI: Chnage request received for KML

Michael Ashbridge mashbridge at google.com
Sun May 16 13:49:07 EDT 2010

The author (very reasonably) thinks there's an error in the spec where we
define north/south latitudes to run 0 to +/- 180. We just need to explain
why we do this. (Short answer: <Region> subdivision is best done on a +/-
180 square, so permitting latitudes beyond 90 allows generated KML to be

What's the best way to provide a response?

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Carl Reed <creed at opengeospatial.org> wrote:

>  Dear OGC Mass Market DWG -
> A change request with a number of suggested corrections to the KML 2.2
> standards has been received. From the CR:
> Some of the coordinate bounds and defaults in the KML specification
> document are illogical.  For example, the specification defines
> longitude between -90 and +90 (rather than -180 and +180.  Also, some
> of the coordinate bounds described in the main document do not match
> the KML Schemas listed in Annex A.
> Sometime early next week, the CR will be processed and posted to the OGC
> Public CR page as well as to pending. I think we need to review the
> suggested corrections and provide a response.
> Regards
> Carl Reed, PhD
> CTO and Executive Director Specification Program
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