[GRASS5] where to put gis manager?
michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue Jan 17 12:07:53 EST 2006
At Markus' suggestion, I'm forwarding to the list this brief discussion
about where to put--and what to name--the GRASS GIS Manager. Please see
I guess I'd recommend a new /grass6/gui directory (see below), but am open
to other ideas.
Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
voice: 480-965-6262; fax: 480-965-7671
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> From: Markus Neteler <neteler at itc.it>
> Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:34:27 +0100
> To: Michael Barton <michael.barton at asu.edu>
> Subject: Re: [GRASS-CVS] michael: grass6/display/gis.m - New directory
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 09:27:25AM -0700, Michael Barton wrote:
>> I was following the old d.m convention, but I see what you mean. We could
>> change this to g.m if you prefer. I didn't want to confuse it with the g.*
>> general modules and it isn't really a d.* display module.
> Then I suggest to discuss it on the list, I just want to keep
> the structure agreed/clean.
>> Actually, it probably belongs by itself like the old tcltkgrass directory.
>> Perhaps the best thing would be to create a /gui directory. Under that, we
>> could have directories for alternate GUIs??? e.g., tcltk or qt. I'm not sure
>> how to establish a naming convention since g (for gui) and I (for interface)
>> are already taken. U seems kind of odd, but I guess we could use it.
> /gui/ sounds good as it fits into
>> Perhaps, the gui doesn't need to follow the C-module conventions??
> Good point, yes.
>> I did
>> rename a bunch of the old d.m files that I rewrote to make them (hopefully)
>> easier to understand.
>> I know I'm kind of rambling. I'm open to your suggestions about this and
>> will go along with whatever you prefer.
> We could ask Bernhard to move it into a gui directory. Or remove/insert?
> Of course I am not the person to decide, it was just an observation.
> I hope you don't mind.
>>> From: Markus Neteler <neteler at itc.it>
>>> Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:21:32 +0100
>>> To: Michael Barton <michael.barton at asu.edu>
>>> Subject: Re: [GRASS-CVS] michael: grass6/display/gis.m - New directory
>>> On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 05:07:23PM +0100, grass at intevation.de wrote:
>>>> Author: michael
>>>> Update of /grassrepository/grass6/display/gis.m
>>>> In directory doto:/tmp/cvs-serv25024/gis.m
>>>> Log Message:
>>>> Directory /grassrepository/grass6/display/gis.m added to the repository
>>> sorry to comment:
>>> let me suggest to keep the style x.y[.z] for naming
>>> modules. But probably I am missing something.
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