[GRASSLIST:4308] Re: more gdal help!

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Sun Aug 18 13:01:49 EDT 2002

Markus Neteler wrote:

> > > I am not sure, of course, what the usefullness of the r.composite tool.  It
> > > fails to correctly display the image I was shooting for.  I know in other
> > > programs (manifold) that you use a composite type function to piece together
> > > the rgb values.
> > 
> > The purpose of r.composite was to counter the complaints which arose
> > when I removed the composite map generation functionality from several
> > programs (e.g. d.his, r.in.*).
> > 
> > Some people seemed to want that functionality, although I still
> > haven't discovered why.
> ... eg. to put RGB composed images onto the web:
> MODIS/TERRA remote sensing
> http://mpa.itc.it/rs/
> (work in progress)

If you just want colour images, use r.out.ppm3 then convert the PPM to
your preferred image format with an image processing tool. 

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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