[GRASS-user] Re: [GMT-HELP] Some ideas on GRASS-GMT integration

Dylan Beaudette dylan.beaudette at gmail.com
Thu May 17 14:15:49 EDT 2007

On Thursday 17 May 2007 05:15, Tim Michelsen wrote:
> Dylan,
> > On Tuesday 15 May 2007 12:13, Tim Michelsen wrote:
> >> Hello Dylan,
> >>
> >>> http://www.osgeo.org/files/journal/final_pdfs/OSGeo_vol1_GRASS-GMT.pdf
> >>
> >> Can tell you how much I was waiting for this one!
> >> Hopefully I will learn how to publish publication-quality maps. GIS
> >> tools I have used so far didn't allow it very easily... and leaning to
> >> be a GMT wizzard isn't easy although it is well documented throughout
> >> the tutorials. So, my conformation on your introduction.
> >
> > Thanks for the comments!
> allow me one more additional comment.
> You did mention the python interface and recomended it as a good way to
> program a interface for GRASS-GMT interaction.
> I am not a coder but once stumbled accross the basemap class of python
> matplotlib:
> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/matplotlib.toolkits.basemap.basemap.html
> I don't know whether this is a full implementation of GMT in Python but
> seems to use part of its logic.

Thanks for the ideas Tim. Paul has responded to this downstream, but I just 
wanted to mention that I was referring to the GRASS-Python bindings in my 
previous correspondence and article. 

However, it looks like it may soon be possible with GMT 5 to glue both GRASS 
and GMT together with python!! that would be something!


Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis

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