[GRASS5] starting discussion on next generation UI

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue Aug 2 12:19:47 EDT 2005


What systems on which GRASS is now run would be left out if OpenGL was
required for the display? TckTk could be updated so that it works with 8.4.x
or replaced by QT, GTK, etc. if needed.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ  85287-2402

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> From: Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
> Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 14:55:27 +0100
> To: Michael Barton <michael.barton at asu.edu>
> Cc: grass devel <grass5 at grass.itc.it>
> Subject: Re: [GRASS5] starting discussion on next generation UI
>> 5. I wonder if there is a way to seamlessly combine NVIZ-like visualization
>> with the ?standard? displays so that all displays have the potential for
>> 2.5D and 3D display and we don?t have to run a special visualization module?
> If you make NVIZ essential, GRASS will only work on platforms where
> NVIZ works, i.e. those with Tcl/Tk and OpenGL libraries which can
> coexist.

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