[GRASS-dev] t*. modules

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Mar 29 12:36:13 EDT 2012

2012/3/29 Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> 2011/10/20 Sören Gebbert <soerengebbert at googlemail.com>:
>> with the temporal extension i introduce new datatypes to grass7:
>> The purpose of the t.* modules is to ...

This is the right prefix... while

> I would like to open the discussion about this topic again, before
> tgis extension will be announced and users will start to use it. I
> would suggest to use only *one* prefix (`t.`) for TGIS. To extend
> current list of prefixes (r., v., etc) with so many new prefixes which
> are related to the one topic (in this case temporal GIS) is not good
> idea I think. Moreover it will make user manual less readable [1] -
> see t.*, tr.* and so on. I would propose rename eg `tr.` to `t.rast.`,
> and so on.

.. I agree with Martin that we currently get a confusing list of new
prefixes which are not in line with the existing naming scheme.


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