landa.martin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 16:21:35 CET 2007
I just forgot to stress the last raster/display library improvents
(Soeren, Glynn and others). Good work!
2007/2/21, Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com>:
> I am not Radek's speaker;-) Just last time I spoke to him I got
> another impression. GRASS has a long history it is great tool full of
> interesting algorithms. I have talked to many people who looked at
> GRASS code and they got a relativelly bad impression. Generally the
> code (core libraries) is very "old", not object-oriented, sometimes
> very hard to manage and especially to improve the functionality. It is
> pity because GRASS needs more developers, more ideas, more power
> users, maybe "the modern design". From my point of view it would be
> great to start working (try to impress) on a new GRASS design, to
> build on the GRASS history, etc. (the more people will be involved the
> better result can be). I don't like idea making the "fork". Just to
> think about the future of GRASS. Anyway I hope that Radek's project
> will bring something reasonable to GRASS community. At least new ideas
> about GRASS future (GRASS 8?).
> Best regards, Martin
> 2007/2/21, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>:
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> > So I assume it is a fork, which is generally a Bad Thing.
> > May I ask you why forking, and which development forces do you have to
> > carry on what appears a daunting task?
> > All the best.
> > pc
> > Radek Bartoň ha scritto:
> > > Hello everyone.
> > >
> > > I just started working on project that should bring a new wind to open-source
> > > GIS comunity. It's called GRASS-TNG as the next generation of GRASS GIS and
> > > it should be compatible with GRASS on users' level but inside it will be
> > > completely new. For futher informantion and questions refer to its homepage
> > > or my e-mail.
> > >
> > > The homepage is: http://grass-tng.no-ip.org
> > >
> > > So everybody is welcomed to join and participate on it's development. A few
> > > people was preliminary noticed before and they was full of exitement how this
> > > project would be evolving so let's get surprised.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > - --
> > Paolo Cavallini
> > email+jabber: cavallini at faunalia.it
> > www.faunalia.it
> > Piazza Garibaldi 5 - 56025 Pontedera (PI), Italy Tel: (+39)348-3801953
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