[OSGeo Africa] Fwd: [Qgis-developer] Announcing the release of QGIS 2.8.3 'Wien'

Tim Sutton tim at kartoza.com
Mon Aug 10 14:46:00 PDT 2015

For those of you tracking the long term releases (LTR) of QGIS:

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: Jürgen E. Fischer <jef at norbit.de>
> Subject: [Qgis-developer] Announcing the release of QGIS 2.8.3 'Wien'
> Date: 06 August 2015 at 20:40:21 SAST
> To: qgis-user at lists.osgeo.org, qgis-developer at lists.osgeo.org
> QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System
> that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows.
> We are very pleased to announce the point release of QGIS 2.8.3 'Wien'.  Wien
> is German for 'Vienna' - host city to our developer meet up in November 2009
> and again in March 2014.
> As point release it contains no new features, but 150 changes to fix bugs (see
> https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/compare/final-2_8_2...final-2_8_3 for a full
> list).
> Even when only fixes are added to software they introduce the possibility of
> new bugs - if you encounter any problems with this release, please file a
> ticket on the QGIS Bug Tracker (http://hub.qgis.org/).  Please consult the
> existing and closed issues there before filing any new ones.
> The source code and binaries for Windows, Debian and Ubuntu are already
> available via the large download link on our home page (http://qgis.org/).
> More packages will follow as soon as the package maintainers finish their work.
> Please revisit the page if your platform is not available yet.
> Thanks
> We would like to thank the developers, documenters, testers and all the many
> folks out there who volunteer their time and effort (or fund people to do so).
> From the QGIS community we hope you enjoy this release! If you wish to donate
> time, money or otherwise get involved in making QGIS more awesome, please
> wander along to http://qgis.org and lend a hand!
> Finally we would like to thank our official sponsors for the invaluable
> financial support they provide to this project:
> Gold Sponsor:
> Asia Air Survey, Japan (http://www.asiaairsurvey.com/)
> Silver Sponsors:
> Sourcepole AG, Switzerland (http://www.sourcepole.com/)
> Office of Public Works, Ireland, Ireland (http://www.opw.ie/)
> AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland (http://www.agh.edu.pl/en)
> State of Vorarlberg, Austria (http://www.vorarlberg.at/)
> Bronze Sponsors:
> Nicholas Pearson Associates, UK (http://www.npaconsult.co.uk/)
> QGIS Poland, Poland (http://qgis-polska.org/)
> www.terrelogiche.com, Italy (http://www.terrelogiche.com)>
> www.geosynergy.com.au, Australia (http://www.geosynergy.com.au/)
> Gaia3D, Inc., South Korea (http://www.gaia3d.com/)
> Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, UK (http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/)
> Chartwell Consultants Ltd., Canada (http://www.chartwell-consultants.com/)
> Trage Wegen vzw, Belgium (http://www.tragewegen.be/)
> GFI - Gesellschaft für Informationstechnologie mbH, Germany (http://www.gfi-gis.de/)
> GKG Kassel,(Dr.-Ing. Claas Leiner), Germany (http://www.eschenlaub.de/)
> GIS-Support, Poland (http://www.gis-support.com/)
> ADLARES GmbH, Germany (http://www.adlares.com/)
> www.molitec.it, Italy (http://www.molitec.it/)
> www.argusoft.de, Germany (http://www.argusoft.de/)
> Customer Analytics, USA (http://www.customeranalytics.com/)
> Avioportolano Italia, Italy (http://www.avioportolano.it/)
> Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection,
> AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland (http://www.wggios.agh.edu.pl/en)
> Urbsol, Australia (http://www.urbsol.com.au/)
> MappingGIS, Spain (http://www.mappinggis.com/>)
> GIS3W, Italy (http://www.gis3w.it/)
> Lutra Consulting, UK (http://www.lutraconsulting.co.uk/)
> A current list of donors who have made financial contributions large and small
> to the project can be seen on our donors list
> (http://qgis.org/en/site/about/sponsorship.html#list-of-donors).
> If you would like to become and official project sponsor, please visit our
> sponsorship page for details. Sponsoring QGIS helps us to fund our six monthly
> developer meetings, maintain project infrastructure and fund bug fixing efforts
> (http://qgis.org/en/site/about/sponsorship.html#sponsorship).
> QGIS is Free software and you are under no obligation to pay anything to use it
> - in fact we want to encourage people far and wide to use it regardless of what
> your financial or social status is - we believe empowering people with spatial
> decision making tools will result in a better society for all of humanity.
> Sponsoring QGIS helps us to fund our six monthly developer meetings, maintain
> project infrastructure and fund bug fixing efforts.
> Happy QGISing!
> Regards,
> The QGIS Team!
> --
> Jürgen E. Fischer           norBIT GmbH             Tel. +49-4931-918175-31
> Dipl.-Inf. (FH)             Rheinstraße 13          Fax. +49-4931-918175-50
> Software Engineer           D-26506 Norden             http://www.norbit.de
> QGIS release manager (PSC)  Germany                    IRC: jef on FreeNode
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Tim Sutton

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