[GRASS-dev] Re: m.distance / SWIG-Python interface +
passingpointers with SWIG [was: d.measure w/ bearing]
epatton at nrcan.gc.ca
Tue Mar 4 06:50:34 EST 2008
>This means that for the specific issue at hand, i.e. d.measure with
>bearing, I strongly plead for adding the possibility of giving start /
>end coordinates as parameters to the module. This would then allow other
>uses beyond the wxgrass gui such as web apps, shell scripts, etc.
>As I have mentioned before, I am afraid that slowly but surely the
>wxgrass gui will multiply functionality which is only available via the
>gui, but should, in my eyes, also be available from the command line.
>I'm thinking of things like profiling, measuring, etc.
I agree; the ability to use and script modules on the command line is a
key feature that I rely on. GUI lock-in of certain features would really
More information about the grass-dev