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Bug#671615: ITP: libgeo-point-perl -- module to simplify handling geographic points

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Jonas Smedegaard <dr@jones.dk>

* Package name    : libgeo-point-perl
  Version         : 0.93
  Upstream Author : Mark Overmeer <perl@overmeer.net>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Geo-point/
* License         : Artistic or GPL-1+
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : module to simplify handling geographic points

 One location on the globe, in any coordinate system. Geo::Point tries
 to hide the maths and the coordinate system in which the point is
 One of the most confusing things when handling geometrical data, is
 that sometimes latlong, sometimes xy are used: horizontal and vertical
 organization reversed. This package tries to hide this from your
 program by providing abstract accessors latlong(), longlat(), xy(), and
 This package provides the following modules:
  * Geo::Line - a sequence of connected points
  * Geo::Point - a point on the globe
  * Geo::Proj - simplified wrapper for Geo::Proj4
  * Geo::Shape - base class for 2-dimensional points on the earth
  * Geo::Space - A collection of various items
  * Geo::Surface - A surface description

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