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

Michael Ashbridge mashbridge at google.com
Sun May 16 14:33:50 EDT 2010


Yes, there is a typo (ours) in 10.10.3.2.2. Should be kml:angle180type.

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Michael Weiss-Malik
<michaelwm at google.com>wrote:

> That was my first thought as well, but the exact quote from the author
> concerns longitude not latitude. Are we sure this is their typo and
> not ours?
>
> --Michael
>
> On Sunday, May 16, 2010, Michael Ashbridge <mashbridge at google.com> wrote:
> > 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
> valid.)
> >
> > 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
> > OGC
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