>>> Overall we need to drop the idea of geo vs not -- perhaps isProjected?
>>> There are thousands of 'geo' projections that are used all the time.
>>> WGS84 is the most common since it is used in GPS and gives reasonable
>>> results in the USA. (Once you start dealing with shapes and distances
>>> in places like New Zealand, WGS84 is super distorted)
>> I am not clear on what you are trying to convey to me. Of course there are
>> various geospatial projections and all aren't good for everything; I know
>> that. Wouldn't your suggestion of "isProjected()==true" imply a geospatial
> I'm trying to get away from the term 'geo' since it seems to apply to
> both the case where you need to use a projection or can simplify to
> Things can be geographic, but not projected (think simple surveying... w/o GPS)
Okay. But "projected", at least to me implies coordinate transformation. Is this wrong? There hasn't been any coordinate transformation thus far -- direct lat-lon interpretation, and so it's not projected, and thus not geo but it is geo?