[GRASS-dev] r.series and r.series.interpol

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Wed Jan 4 09:28:37 EST 2012

2012/1/4 Markus Metz <markus.metz.giswork at googlemail.com>:
> 2012/1/4 Sören Gebbert <soerengebbert at googlemail.com>:
>> 2012/1/4 Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>> 2011/12/31 Sören Gebbert <soerengebbert at googlemail.com>:
>>>>> great! Just a small note, maybe we should follow same naming
>>>>> convention, see `r.resamp.interp`.
>>>> Oh what a pity, "interpol" sounds so cool and is IMHO more intuitive
>>>> than "interp" ... and its the name of an international agency. :)
>>>> So should we rename "interp" into "interpol" or "interpol" into "interp"?

Perhaps interpol is slightly more intuitive but...

> First come first serve. r.resamp.interp was there first, and interp is
> used in various places as abbreviation for interpolation, thus I would
> opt for r.series.interp.

... I tend to agree with Markus M here: if we change that tons of links,
documents, tutorials (and user memories) etc would have to be updated.
So I believe that adapting the new to the existing name is better.


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