Are the datum and the ellipsoid the same? Please help me. What is a Datum? The Earth is shaped like a flattened sphere. This shape is called an ellipsoid. A datum is a model of the earth that is ...
What kinds of line segments/edges require high accuracy in a true surface-of-the-ellipsoid representation?
I've been musing (and doing prototype coding) for a 'projection free' geographic codebase with your basic point, line & polygon primitives. Rather than dealing with all the sacrifices that come ...