[Taxacom] Impossible geocodes

Fred Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Sat Jan 31 17:06:59 CST 2015

On 1/30/2015 12:27 PM, Curtis Clark wrote:

> Handheld GPS units characteristically give an estimated uncertainty
> figure. It would be computationally simple for the firmware in the unit
> to limit the significant figures provided in a DD output to roughly
> match that uncertainty. Too bad they don't.

* even worse, they don't record that uncertainty figure when they save a 
waypoint (at least the Garmin and Magellan units I've used).

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