[GRASS5] features needed for 6.2
radim.blazek at gmail.com
Thu Mar 30 05:27:09 EST 2006
On 3/30/06, Moritz Lennert <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
> Radim Blazek wrote:
> > On 3/29/06, Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:
> >>Hamish wrote:
> >>>Restructuring of the raster elements into a $MAPSET/raster/ dir means a
> >>>break to GRASS 7.0. It makes sense that this should happen in
> >>>combination with and at the same time as a revamp of the raster format
> >>>itself. That way we only have to do the transition once.
> >>I disagree. Switching the raster directory layout is much simpler than
> >>a new raster format. With the former, it's clear what needs to be
> >>done; it's just a matter of doing it.
> > Yes, but what benefits can a new dir structure bring to users?
> > The GRASS database should always be access through library
> > or modules.
> This would mean that we need a module which allows the selective
> extraction of maps in GRASS format (without going through v.*.ascii).
Exactly - r.pack/r.unpack, v.pack/v.unpack
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