[GRASS5] adding metadata in GRASS 5.7

Radim Blazek blazek at itc.it
Thu Sep 2 07:36:55 EDT 2004

On Thursday 02 September 2004 10:34, Otto Dassau wrote:
> Dear list,
> I would like to add metadata to maps in GRASS 5.7 but I can't find any
> modules to edit related history files in the directory /hist.
> For raster data in GRASS 5.0 and 5.3 r.support allows to add additional
> comments, but this module doesn't exist in GRASS 5.7 anymore.
> For vector data, the old v.digit allows to add comments but the new
> digitizing tool does not.
> Does there already exist a module to add metadata, is this simply missing
> yet or will metadata be handled totally different in GRASS 5.7?

I think that vector metadata should be stored in 'head', not in 'hist'.
Currently there are no tools for manipulation of user metadata in 'head' file.
Which kind of metadata?


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