[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 12:08:48 EDT 2007

Michael Barton wrote:

> > Perhaps Python would be a better compromise? (assuming it will be
> > required dependency for the GUI+1 anyway)
> Unless there is a strong movement in another direction, this will be the
> case. 
> The GUI development is moving along so well that we can drop TclTk
> completely if we can get a wxPython equivalent for NVIZ. This is a lot of
> work, of course, but wxPython development has moved at surprising speed once
> we really started working on it. There is built in support for an OGL canvas
> within wxPython once pyOpenGL is installed.

GLCanvas is part of wxPython itself:


You shouldn't need pyOpenGL unless you're planning on making OpenGL
calls from Python. The only parts of NVIZ which make OpenGL calls are
Togl and do_zoom.c. NVIZ is just a UI; all of the actual work is done
by the OGSF library.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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