[GRASSGUI] Re: [GRASS-dev] numeric-numpy-scipy for graphs?
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sun Apr 22 14:41:11 EDT 2007
Michael Barton wrote:
> In fact, we can do considerably more now with the wxPython (and TclTk)
> drawing commands to than is available in d.graph or d.linegraph, even with
> your nice enhancements.
> In the case of histogramming and profiling, it seems a better display to
> have them come up in a separate window (like is now the case with the TclTk
> profiling module) than have them rendered like a map in the main display
> (like we do now for d.histogram in the current TclTk GUI). Rendering maps is
> complex and it doesn't seem efficient to have to go through the same complex
> procedures to draw a histogram or profile that doesn't need to be drawn
> For this reason, it seems better to do these kinds of analyses with the gui
> tools, using underlying GRASS modules like r.profile and r.stats.
Even if you decide not to use the existing graphics API, I would still
suggest that any functionality which could reasonably be used
non-interactively can be.
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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