[GRASS-dev] v.category option=print: fails to print area's categories

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Wed Nov 22 08:30:34 EST 2006

Martin Landa wrote:
> Hi,
> 2006/11/22, Moritz Lennert <mlennert at club.worldonline.be>:
>> I'd rather suggest to map area to centroid (i.e. if area is given behave
>> the same as if centroid is given), as intuitively people are looking for
>> information concerning areas not centroids.
> Area = centroid + boundary
> simplification you suggest tend to be misguided;-) I prefer (but not
> sure) removing area from the type list and update manual pages of
> v.category to make it clear to user. What do you think about it?

I think both approaches are valid. My suggestion tries to just gloss 
over the user's lack of understanding, yours tries to teach him. So 
probably yours is better and more in line with the general GRASS approach.


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