neteler at itc.it
Fri Mar 31 05:19:14 EST 2006
this is great news! Maybe the wording could be synchronized
with that of PostGIS?
I think that Christoph Spoerri and strk are working on it:
Since both GRASS-LRS and PostGIS-LRS are in development,
it will hopefully be possible to synchronize the terminology.
On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 11:13:24AM +0200, Radim Blazek wrote:
> I would like to include my implementation of LRS
> (lineare reference system) which was available here
> in standard GRASS distribution.
> The LRS supports georeferencing of points and segments
> given by linear feature, e.g. a road and a position on the
> linear feature in real world for exemple km+meters.
> It can also do reverse task, that means to report linear feature
> and position (road nr., km+m) for point (near the road).
> I have a question about terminology, I am in doubts how to call
> 1) The value specifying certain fix point in real world, e.g.
> milepost, milestone. The point has usually a physical representation
> but I mean the value it represents i.e. mile, kilometer,
> not the physical object.
> 2) The value which specifies the distance along a linear object
> from 1) (from milepost) to a certain position on the linear feature.
> The distance is given for example in meters or feets.
> 3) How to call the module which generates labels of existing LRS
> Here is example of a map with labels and strokes generated
> byt this module: http://mpa.itc.it/radim/lrs/stationing-small.png
> I hope that native english speakers and people working with LRS can help.
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