|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
The Earth is round, but very big.
Between +70 and -70 degrees and distances under about 20 kilometers, bog standard 2D trig will produce results with errors less than 0.2%.
Between +-50 degs, it is less that 0.1%
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
In reply to Re^2: Perl and Solving Trig/Converting GPS to x,y Cords