[GRASS5] Deprecate d.area and d.vect.line ??

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Feb 5 05:09:36 EST 2002

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 05:59:34PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> I would like to deprecate d.area (and possibly d.vect.cats ?) in favor of
> d.vect.area.  Also, there's the matter of v.area. Do people use it? 
> What does it provide that d.what.vect doesn't do (besides the flood
> fill, which doesn't handle islands)?

Yes, please go ahead... But: the d.vect.cats is the upcoming
d.vect. Before you delete I will migrate d.vect.cats to d.vect :-)
Any objections?

> I'm considering writing a vector line module similar to d.vect.area, only
> it'd be for drawing labelled lines in different colors via a similar
> legend file (yea? nay? don't care?).

Probably you want to look at d.vect of GRASS 5.1. It's already done...
(kudos to Radim).



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