[GRASS-user] grass vector model, cats and layers concept

Benjamin Ducke benducke at fastmail.fm
Sat Apr 20 03:53:16 PDT 2013

Thanks Vincent,

This is something that was needed
for a long time. A few suggestions:

I find the light grey that you used
extensively in the illustration
hard to read.

Since the word "field" is also
a technical key word in this context,
I would rename the example table
"fields" to "plots".



On 04/20/2013 12:47 PM, Vincent Bain wrote:
> Hello,
> recently I suggested [1] to scribble a sketch to illustrate concepts of
> categories and layers specific to grass vector model.
> Here it is:
> http://www.toraval.fr/telec/catsnlayers.zip
> I would appreciate to have your feedbacks on it, hoping thinks are true
> and clear enough...
> The idea is to provide a visual aid to the manuals/vectorintro.html and
> if necessary a page on the wiki where the diagram would be explicitely
> commented :
> - terminology (feature-id, cat, layer, database connection)
> - related handling commands (v.category and so on).
> Yours,
> Vincent.
> [1] On Moritz's proposal :
> http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/grass-user/2013-April/067668.html
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