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Re: [DebianGIS] HDF4 status

On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 08:22:51PM -0400, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> >Looking into hdf4 package my first impulse is rewriting all from scratch
> >in order to use debhelper and modernize the package scripts. So, I would
> >wait to have a new generation package before moving it in svn. 
> >HDF5 pkg seems instead a product of the current century (not joking).
> Francesco,
> Note that regardless of how crappy the current hdf4 packaging or even the
> current hdf4 library is, there will be HDF4 data in wide use for a decade
> to come, and the hdf5 library does not handle hdf4 (as far as I know).
> So, I think, one way or another, HDF4 support needs to be there.

Yes, that was intended. I was pointing the packaging stuff, not the code :) 

Francesco P. Lovergine

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