[Gdal-dev] Release 1.4.0

Matt Hanson mhanson at photon.com
Fri Nov 17 14:25:31 EST 2006

Ok, fair enough - I'll put together my own scanning routine to do this.


From: Frank Warmerdam [mailto:warmerdam at pobox.com]
Sent: Fri 11/17/2006 6:10 PM
To: Matt Hanson
Cc: gdal-dev at lists.maptools.org
Subject: Re: [Gdal-dev] Release 1.4.0

Matt Hanson wrote:
>> Following up on Ari's suggestion, I'd like to plan on a new GDAL release
>> by mid December, perhaps with a first official beta December 1st.
>> What work are people hoping to get into a next GDAL release?
> I would like to see Statistics for RasterBand's include the row/col location
> for the min and max of the band, requiring 4 more parameters to
> GDALRasterBand::GetStatistics().   The information would already be
> available from scanning the image, just a matter of storing it.


That seems like a very specific need, and not one I have seen reflected
in the statistics reporting of any package in the past.  I doubt that this
will be incorporated into the existing statistics api.

Of course, developers can always write their own image scanning function
to figure this sort of thing out.

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