[GRASS-dev] Zooming issue in gis manager

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 2 02:12:21 EST 2006

Glynn Clements wrote:
> Given that the origin for most coordinate systems is a completely
> arbitrary location arising from various completely arbitrary constants
> (e.g. whichever round numbers where chosen as the false easting and
> northing), I have no idea what the intended purpose of the -a flag is,
> but I'm fairly sure that it shouldn't be used by default.

it keeps you from needlessly resampling (degrading) your raster data as
you zoom+pan around & create new maps using the new map bounds?


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