spectral WCS in FITS
Marco C. Leoni
mleoni at eso.org
Thu Nov 27 11:05:15 PST 2003
about the conversions FITS<--->VOTable there was the proposal from
Andreas, please have a look at: http://www.ivoa.net/forum/votable/0217.htm
Anita Richards wrote:
>On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, Markus Dolensky wrote:
>>>unless I ahve misunderstood the debate, there is no question that the data
>>>_can_ be handled, it is simply a question of how,
>>The question is whether we can perform the conversion between VOTable and FITS
>>format using off the shelve tools (XSLT). If not we need to write Astronomy
>>specific parsers which 'understand' the data whereas we would prefer to apply
>>just syntax rules instead.
>For FITS to VOTable, there is also the tool being developed by VO India
>which is indended to eventually cope with FITS.
>But what about the reverse? That is more difficult, surely?
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