[Geowanking] help invalidate a silly MS geographical patent application
andy at hexten.net
Mon Feb 7 01:35:49 PST 2005
On 7 Feb 2005, at 09:30, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> I'm pretty sure this wasn't an MS proposal but I can't now find it
> with Google. Anyone remember what it is? The MS proposal (I think)
> misses out on the whole variable precision benefit of this approach.
Oh and Garmin have always used 32 bit fixed point numbers as fractions
between -180 and +180 in this way - although I don't know if that's
helpful in this context.
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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