[Digikam-devel] GPS coordinate accuracy

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Fri Nov 24 15:24:54 GMT 2006

On Friday 24 November 2006 16:26, Arnd Baecker wrote:
> Hi,
> when specifying a location with the new
> "Edit geographical coordinates" tool   (Brilliant, BTW!!)
> on the best zoom-level,
> this leads to coordinates like
> 51.02370121634948, 13.710897266864777
> Assigning this to the image and checking
> the location with "google maps", "more info"
> leads to "51.0235,13.7103333333"
> which is off by several meters.
> So at some point either not enough digits are saved
> or they get lost during conversions?
> Should I create a BKO entry?
> Two more remarks:
> - Could one also use this widget with the map
>   in the GPS Info Tab?
> - In the GPS Info Tab in the sidebar of digikam the
>   location is given as 54'1.41''.
>   Why not just use the decimal variant here as well?
> Best, Arnd
> P.S.: Yes, I am able to access bugs.kde.org,
> but only with the trick of using https://bugs.kde.org.
> We seem to be blocked from the  http://bugs.kde.org
> (Anyone ever heard about something like this before ??)
> P.P.S.: and yes, I followed Gilles advice and
> did an upgrade (of one machine) to debian etch and
> therefore use KDE 3.5.5 on that machine ;-)


I let's others digiKam users GPS fan talking about your remark.

Julien, Fabien, Gerhard, ...


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