[Qgis-developer] [Qgis-user] Announcing the release of QGIS
tim at linfiniti.com
Mon Oct 29 12:10:37 EDT 2007
Great to get your feedback! Tisham has done a great job getting the
python stuff to work automagically under windows.
2007/10/29, Richard Duivenvoorde <rdmailings at duif.net>:
> Great! Thanks for this work!
> Downloaded and installed (on windows): python plugins working smoothly
> even on windows now ;-) !
> Tim Sutton wrote:
> > It is our great pleasure to announce the immediate availability of
> > Quantum GIS (QGIS) Version 0.9.0. See below for press release:
> > Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Open Source Geographic
> > Information System (GIS) that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and
> > Windows. QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats. QGIS is
> > licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS lets you browse
> > and create map data on your computer. It supports many common spatial
> > data formats (e.g. ESRI ShapeFile, geotiff). QGIS supports plugins to
> > do things like display tracks from your GPS. QGIS is Open Source
> > software and its free of cost (download here). We welcome
> > contributions from our user community in the form of code
> > contributions, bug fixes, bug reports, contributed documentation,
> > advocacy and supporting other users on our mailing lists and forums.
> > Financial contributions are also welcome. This release introduces
> > several new features including python support and many new GRASS
> > modules. The release also includes numerous bug fixes and stability
> > improvements. QGIS is available is source form, and as binary
> > executables for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux. All
> > versions can be obtained from our download page at
> > http://download.qgis.org . As an open source project, we provide
> > support for using QGIS via our mailing lists and bug tracker:
> > * For general inquiries subscribe to our users mailing list at
> > http://lists.qgis.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/qgis-user
> > * For developer related inquiries subscribe to our separate
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> > http://lists.qgis.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/qgis-developer
> > * If you think you have found a bug, please report it using our
> > bug tracker. When reporting bugs, please include some contact
> > information in case we need help with replicating your issue at
> > https://svn.qgis.org/trac
> > Major changes in this release are:
> > * Python bindings - This is the major focus of this release it is now
> > possible to create plugins using python. It is also possible to create
> > GIS enabled applications written in python that use the QGIS
> > libraries.
> > * Removed automake build system - QGIS now needs CMake for compilation.
> > * Many new GRASS tools added (with thanks to http://faunalia.it/)
> > * Map Composer updates
> > * Crash fix for 2.5D shapefiles
> > * The QGIS libraries have been refactored and better organised.
> > * Improvements to the GeoReferencer
> > QGIS is a completely volunteer driven project, and is the work of a
> > dedicated team of developers, documenters and supporters. We extend
> > our thanks and gratitude for the many, many hours people have
> > contributed to make this release happen.
> > Best regards
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