[GRASS5] floating AI ASCII GRID import

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Nov 29 11:56:20 EST 2004

I haven¹t had a chance to test this to see if r.in.gdal is the same as
r.in.arc. If it is, I agree completely that we need eliminate redundancy
where possible. Perhaps Maciek can test it as he seems to have a set of AI
ASCII grid files he is working with now. Let me know if it is redundant and
I¹ll take it off the input menu.

It would be nice on both GDAL and OGR to hit a button and get a list of
readable formats. Since GDAL at least generates such a list, this should be


On 11/29/04 2:18 AM, "Markus Neteler" <neteler at itc.it> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 12:11:52AM -0700, Michael Barton wrote:
>> > On 11/27/04 1:51 PM, "Maciek Sieczka" <werchowyna at pf.pl> wrote:
>> >
>>> > > AI ASCII GRID should be DCELL instead of FCELL?
>>> > >
>>> > > GRASS DEVELOPERS - I couldn't find a GUI entry for the 'r.in.arc' in the
>>> > > File->Import->Raster. Shouldn't it be there?
>>> > >
>>> > > Maciek
>>> > >
>> >
>> > I need to know that it has been added to the available modules in order to
>> > add it to the menus. Thanks for letting me know. I'll add it to the CVS
>> > version soon.
> I wasn't aware that it is present in 5.7.
> Still I vote for removal of 'r.in.arc' as 'r.in.gdal' should do the same
> (right?).
> Replicated functionality should be minimized IMHO.
> Markus

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human, Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University
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