[GRASS5] Compression (?) of CELL maps (int)

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Fri Jun 6 08:16:02 EDT 2003

Bernhard Reiter wrote:

> > FWIW, I intend to completely re-write the raster I/O code once I move
> > to 5.1. 
> Wouldn't be better to wait for 5.3 for this then?

Why? The changes would be substantially less far-reaching than the
5.1. vector re-write.

> > The existing code isn't particularly legible; two significant
> > bugs which were introduced with the addition of FP and NULL support
> > managed to remain undetected until after 5.0.0 was released.
> Is there a possibility to only fix the bugs first?

I've already fixed those two bugs; it was the process of doing so that
led me to the conclusion that the raster I/O code needs to be
re-written to improve legibility.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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