[GRASS-dev] [grass-code P][372] scritps for converting raster maps into GRASS 7 format, and back

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Apr 19 11:58:01 EDT 2007

Hamish wrote:

> Sure we can and should help package a LGPL or MIT/X licensed reference
> implementation data reader for 3rd parties. Probably aim for GDAL/OGR
> first/only. I don't know enough about the nuts and bolts of the formats
> to know if this could be done cleanly without having to use any GPL
> code. Presumably the raster format could be done from CERL code (what
> about FP and NULL, is that pre-GPL grass?)

I think that FP/NULL are post-GPL. There have been several other
enhancements more recently, e.g. allowing 64-bit offsets on all
platforms, and allowing zlib compression for raster mapset.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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