# class Resolv::LOC::Coord

Regex

### Attributes

coordinates[R]

The raw coordinates

orientation[R]

The orientation of the hemisphere as ‘lat’ or ‘lon’

### Public Class Methods

create(arg) click to toggle source

Creates a new `LOC::Coord` from `arg` which may be:

`LOC::Coord`

returns `arg`.

`String`

`arg` must match the LOC::Coord::Regex constant

```# File lib/resolv.rb, line 2749
def self.create(arg)
case arg
when Coord
return arg
when String
coordinates = ''
if Regex =~ arg && \$1.to_f < 180
m = \$~
hemi = (m[4][/[NE]/]) || (m[4][/[SW]/]) ? 1 : -1
coordinates = [ ((m[1].to_i*(36e5)) + (m[2].to_i*(6e4)) +
(m[3].to_f*(1e3))) * hemi+(2**31) ].pack("N")
orientation = m[4][/[NS]/] ? 'lat' : 'lon'
else
raise ArgumentError.new("not a properly formed Coord string: " + arg)
end
return Coord.new(coordinates,orientation)
else
raise ArgumentError.new("cannot interpret as Coord: #{arg.inspect}")
end
end```
new(coordinates,orientation) click to toggle source
```# File lib/resolv.rb, line 2770
def initialize(coordinates,orientation)
unless coordinates.kind_of?(String)
raise ArgumentError.new("Coord must be a 32bit unsigned integer in hex format: #{coordinates.inspect}")
end
unless orientation.kind_of?(String) && orientation[/^lon\$|^lat\$/]
raise ArgumentError.new('Coord expects orientation to be a String argument of "lat" or "lon"')
end
@coordinates = coordinates
@orientation = orientation
end```