[Qgis-developer] Re: [GRASS-dev] on the fly grass location

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Nov 14 04:24:31 EST 2010

On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it> wrote:
> Hi all.
> As it has been discussed earlier, having location generated (and destroyed)
> on the fly would help a lot the casual qgis grass user to approach grass.
> The idea is to run an analysis by loading (r.external, v.external, v.in.ogr)
> data, generating a location from it, run, save the results as tif or shp,
> and destroy the location at the end, all without users noticing it (but
> explaining for future reuse).
> The good news is that here at the hackfest we got a voulnteer willing to
> help with the coding (preferably in Python). Welcome Peter Loewe!

Great, Peter!

> Anybody willing to help him with the first steps?

Sure - note that all ingredients are already there including the
"demolocation" which
comes with any GRASS binary package. Maybe that's easier discussed
over chat?


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