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Re: OT Re: Constructed maps

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, January 14, 2008, 15:26
On Jan 14, 2008 10:18 AM, Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...> wrote:
> If you'd like to do this by hand, try y = (6.28 x cos(x/r)) / n,
That 6.28 is presumably really 2* π.. 6.28 is probably sufficient for hand drawing, but it never hurts to put off the rounding 'til the end...
> where y is the width of the wedge at x, r is the radius of the globe, > and n is the number of wedges. Make sure cos calculates in radians.
Not sure what x signifies here... longitude of the center of the wedge? -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>