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    Re: UTM to lat/lon formulas
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2003 Dec 16, 17:27 EST
    cfuhb-acdgw wrote:
    "As presented in the book, the equations are ill-suited to direct translation to source code because they use many integral powers. E.g., 2 + 3D + 4D^2 + 5D^3. To avoid writing inelegant code you have to ..." etc.

    Did you ever stop to figure out how many coordinate conversions you would have to do before the time spent by the computer doing the integral power series is equal to the time you spent doing that factoring so your code would be more 'elegant'? I bet you could convert every meter on Earth! (of course I find myself doing that sort of thing, too <g>)

    Frank E. Reed
    [X] Mystic, Connecticut
    [ ] Chicago, Illinois
       
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