[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-user] check vector geometry

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Sep 25 15:07:27 EDT 2006

Something making things complicated is that

g.region -p 


g.region -g 

return different suites of region values and also format the values
differently for latlon (-g in decimal degrees, while -p uses dd:mm:ss
format). This kind of inconsistency also occurs in other modules (e.g.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University

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> From: Maciej Sieczka <tutey at o2.pl>
> Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 17:09:13 +0200
> To: Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
> Cc: GRASSLIST <grassuser at grass.itc.it>, Jachym Cepicky
> <jachym.cepicky at centrum.cz>, grass-dev <grass-dev at grass.itc.it>
> Subject: [GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-user] check vector geometry
> Given these, how should g.region be fixed then?
> I suppose that -g alone should not work at all. Only when combined with
> -p,-e,-c,-l it should print their machine-readable version. That would
> make things clear and consistent. Of course not a plan for Grass 6.
> Grass 7?

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