[OSGeo-Discuss] Can I do the same GIS tasks with OS (as with ESRI)?
crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Fri Apr 25 11:51:38 PDT 2008
On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 08:21:21PM +0200, Arnulf Christl wrote:
> What was a Desktop GIS exactly? I only have a browser and for some strange
> reason all that I do starts with an http://...
A Desktop GIS is what you switch to when you realize that the browser
makes a really poor operating system, and moving outside of it and using
the rest of your computer is important to accomplishing some tasks.
The browser is great for a lot of things. There are also many things it
is not great for. Knowing the difference is an important step to being
successful in creating a solution that works well to meet the needs of
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