[GRASS5] ps.map, p.map and p.map.new

Markus Neteler neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Thu Apr 13 15:11:20 EDT 2000

On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 11:12:39AM -0700, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Apr 2000, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > Well, p.* and ps.* are have the same purpose, but different output
> > formats. If being merged, as you suggested, it should become
> > 
> > o.map
> > 
> > (new "output" command class).
> > 
> > A flag to select the output format would be required. Say:
> > -f ps
> > -f ppm
> > -f ?
>   YES! And the page size should be moved from $GISENV to here, too. Put all
> the pieces in one place.

>   Remember the audience: it's not the 20-year veterans of GRASS, it's the
> new user in every field. Especially if we want to convert Windows users (to
> either the winGRASS version or to a UNIX version), we need to make it
> logical, rational and with a shallow learning curve.
Well, Bernhard isn't wrong, but you are also right here.
The number of modules needs to be reduced a bit.

But: All modules *must* be fully scriptable.

>   You have my vote on this change. :-)
But how does the job ? :-) Not me...



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