[osgeo4w-dev] PDAL and Nitro Added

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Jun 19 09:54:12 PDT 2013


Would you consider adding an OSGeo4W trac wiki page for these packages and
link them in:


Best regards,

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Howard Butler <hobu.inc at gmail.com> wrote:

> All,
> I have added Nitro [1] and PDAL [2] packages, and I will be doing my best
> to maintain them for the foreseeable future. PDAL is my library for
> manipulating point cloud data, and it is very much the conceptual cousin
> GDAL except for point cloud data. It's kind of a giant box of
> not-well-documented stuff at this point, but it is continuing to progress
> toward being moderately useful.
> The Nitro package is based on my fork at http://github.com/hobu/nitrowhich exports the API to a DLL to satisfy the LGPL linking requirement.
>  PDAL uses this to be able to write NITF-wrapped LAS files. They are the
> atrocity against nature that you might think they are ....
> If you have any PDAL-specific questions, please feel free to email me
> directly or chat on the PDAL email list.
> Howard
> [1] http://nitro-nitf.sourceforge.net
> [2] http://pointcloud.org
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