[GRASS5] Deprecate d.area and d.vect.line ??
neteler at itc.it
Wed, 6 Feb 2002 07:40:53 +0100
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 09:29:46PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2002 17:47:43 +0100, Markus Neteler <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 07:57:28AM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> > > On Tue, 5 Feb 2002 11:09:36 +0100, Markus Neteler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 05:59:34PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> > > > > I would like to deprecate d.area (and possibly d.vect.cats ?) in favor of
> > > > > d.vect.area. Also, there's the matter of v.area. Do people use it?
> > > > > What does it provide that d.what.vect doesn't do (besides the flood
> > > > > fill, which doesn't handle islands)?
> > > >
> > > > Yes, please go ahead... But: the d.vect.cats is the upcoming
> > > > d.vect. Before you delete I will migrate d.vect.cats to d.vect :-)
> > > > Any objections?
> > >
> > > Oh, okay.
> > So.. done. d.vect.cats is now d.vect.
> Markus, do you realize d.vect.cats does not handle islands/holes correctly?
Oh - actually not. However, my only intention was to merge two similar
modules. The island problem is the next step.
> Compare: http://pweb.jps.net/~egm2/d.vect.cats.jpg vs.
> http://pweb.jps.net/~egm2/d.vect.area.jpg -- note: I drew the line work
> a second time for d.vect (because the interiors got clobbered).
> It should be relatively easy to remedy via G_plot_area().
May I pass this to you? Maybe you want to merge/replace again
with your new d.vect.line?
Ideally there is only one vector drawing tool in future, we already
have too many (similar) modules.
Thanks for pointing out the problem,