WWT & VO (was NG of GS & BO standards for JPEG with WCS)

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Fri Jan 18 11:25:05 PST 2008

Hi Jonathan,

> Shoehorning full sky astronomy data into the wrong projection leads  
> to some very bad consequences, like major issues near the poles. [...]
> We need to provide the input to the standards committees to make  
> sure that future updates to standards incorporate astronomy's unique  
> requirements.

Presumably our requirements are only unique because the GIS community  
doesn't have to worry about large population centers near the poles :-)


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