[Digikam-devel] GPS coordinate accuracy

Fabien fabien.ubuntu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 18:07:18 GMT 2006


Gilles Caulier wrote:
> On Friday 24 November 2006 16:26, Arnd Baecker wrote:
>> when specifying a location with the new
>> "Edit geographical coordinates" tool   (Brilliant, BTW!!)

I agree :)

>> 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.

I just tried and for me, it works perfectly...
Note: I open the location for more info in firefox, not konqueror, but
it should be the same I guess.

>> 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?

I think there's already a wish in bko for that.

>> - 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?

This is the value returned by exiv2...

>> 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 ??)

I never had this problem.

> I let's others digiKam users GPS fan talking about your remark.
> Julien, Fabien, Gerhard, ...
Yep :)


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