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

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Thu Apr 19 12:25:25 EDT 2007

When I tried the GLCanvas demo, it told me I needed to have pyOpenGL
installed. If we don't really need this, it makes things MUCH easier by
removing a group of additional dependencies.


On 4/19/07 9:08 AM, "Glynn Clements" <glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:

> 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:
> http://wxpython.wxcommunity.com/docs/api/wx.glcanvas.GLCanvas-class.html
> 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.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University

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