[GRASS-dev] discussion: replacing ps.map

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sat Apr 7 09:07:12 EDT 2007

Markus Neteler wrote:

> > > [Actually, I may as well add a -l switch to d.font and replace
> > > d.font.freetype with a script which calls d.font. I've only just
> > > noticed that d.font is already reading the freetypecap file to get the
> > > option list for the font= option.]
> > 
> > Done.
> > 
> > Both d.text.freetype and d.font.freetype are now essentially just
> > aliases for d.text.new and d.font respectively.
> Great, thanks - this is reducing the confusion.
> Question: Is there still a reason to keep d.text since d.text.new seems
> to provide the same (and more) parameters?

AFAICT, no. d.text.new appears to accept all of the options/flags
which d.text accepts, so d.text should be able to be replaced in the
same way as d.text.freetype.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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