[GRASS-SVN] r31046 - grass-web/trunk/announces

svn_grass at osgeo.org svn_grass at osgeo.org
Sun Apr 20 00:03:39 EDT 2008

Author: hamish
Date: 2008-04-20 00:03:39 -0400 (Sun, 20 Apr 2008)
New Revision: 31046

third set of announcement changes

Modified: grass-web/trunk/announces/announce_grass630.html
--- grass-web/trunk/announces/announce_grass630.html	2008-04-20 03:59:14 UTC (rev 31045)
+++ grass-web/trunk/announces/announce_grass630.html	2008-04-20 04:03:39 UTC (rev 31046)
@@ -45,8 +45,9 @@
 currently still in an experimental state and we hope that widespread
 testing of 6.3.0 will mean the 6.4 release of WinGRASS will be fully
 functional and robust. Existing UNIX and Mac users will be happy to
-know that these new features are modular add-ons and the base GIS remains
-as solid as ever.
+know that these new features do not disrupt the base GIS which remains
+as solid as ever and fully backwards compatible with earlier GRASS 6.0
+and GRASS 6.2 releases.
 Several infrastructure changes accompany this release with the project
@@ -55,16 +56,16 @@
 This includes a new home for the <a href="http://grass.osgeo.org">website</a>,
 the <a href="http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/Main_Page">Wiki help system</a>,
 <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass/trunk">source code repository</a>,
-a community <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass-addons">add-on
+community <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/browser/grass-addons">add-on
 module repository</a>,
 integrated <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/report">bug tracking system</a>,
-and formal membership in a non-profit legal entity. We hope that these
-changes will guarantee that the GRASS community will be well supported
-and vibrant well into the future.
+and formal membership for the project in a non-profit legal entity. We hope
+that these changes will guarantee that the GRASS community will be well
+supported and vibrant well into the future.
 The <i>Geographic Resources Analysis Support System</i>, commonly referred to
-as GRASS, is a Geographic Information System (GIS) combining powerful raster,
+as GRASS, is a Geographic Information System (GIS) providing powerful raster,
 vector, and geospatial processing engines in a single integrated software
 suite. GRASS includes tools for spatial modeling, visualization of raster and
 vector data, management and analysis of geospatial data, and the processing of
@@ -125,18 +126,17 @@
 (selected improvements)
-2006-08-11 12:52  markus
-	* include/VERSION: Switched development to 6.3.cvs
+New things since:
+ 2006-08-11 12:52  markus  * include/VERSION: Switched development to 6.3.cvs
+see also:
+ http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC1-News
+ http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC2-News
+ http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC3-News
+ http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC4-News
+ http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC5-News
-See the ChangeLogs (<a href="http://grass.osgeo.org/grass63/source/ChangeLog_6.3.0.gz">ChangeLog 6.3</a>)
-for details.
  <li>Source code quality/libraries:
@@ -144,32 +144,24 @@
   <li> <a href="http://download.osgeo.org/grass/grass6_progman/">Programmer's Manual</a>:
        continued Doxygen integration and automated generation into PDF and HTML
        formats. Publicly available for download and perusal.
-  <li> Improved policies for code submission specified in the SUBMITTING, SUBMITTING_PYTHON, SUBMITTING_TCLTK, and SUBMITTING_SCRIPTS files
+  <li> Improved policies for code submission specified in the
   <li> GRASS-SWIG prototype interface improved (library bindings for Perl and Python)
   <li> Support for automatic creation of script templates
   <li> Quiet and verbose modes for all modules
   <li> DBMI: SQL parser extended (support for DROP COLUMN, ASC/DESC keyword in ORDER BY clause, etc.)
   <li> Partial differential equations library with OpenMP support (gpdelib)
   <li> Moved aggregate functions into separate statistics library; modified r.series, r.neighbors to use statistics library
   <li> Display driver: add R_bitmap() and supporting infrastructure
-  <li> segment library polished
-  <li> cdhc library polished
-  <li> fixed wrong plurals of projection units
+  <li> Segmentation library polished
+  <li> Cdhc library for testing normality & exponentiality polished
   <li> pkgconfig/grass.pc now usable
   <li> Use G_mkdir() instead of system("mkdir ...")
   <li> Slovakia/hermannskogel datum updated, Krovak support added
   <li> "Default" datum transformation parameters are now first in the list instead of last
-  <li> fixed RT <a href="https://intevation.de/rt/webrt?q_queue=grass">bugs</a>:
-     #2765, #2801, #2811, #3096, #3112, #3179, #3387, #3506, #3729, #3960,
-     #4037, #4110, #4138, #4954, #4992, #5002, #5003, #5028, #5029, #5030, #5037, #5042,
-     #5118, #5158, #5176, #5179, #5205, #5206, #5209, #5210, #5212, #5248, #5341, #5361,
-     #5387, #5396
-  <li> fixed GRASS-trac bugs: <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/query?status=closed&milestone=6.3.0">#1, #3, #6, #9, #11, #12, #21, #27, #39, #42</a>
 <li>  Graphical User Interface (GUI):
@@ -345,8 +337,8 @@
-For a comprehensive list of changes to modules see the 
-  <a href="http://grass.osgeo.org/grass63/source/ChangeLog_6.3.0.gz">6.3</a> ChangeLog file.</p>
+For a comprehensive list of changes see the
+  <a href="http://grass.osgeo.org/grass63/source/ChangeLog_6.3.0.gz">6.3 ChangeLog</a> file.</p>
 For a complete list of commands available in GRASS 6.3.0 see the
 <a href="http://grass.osgeo.org/grass63/manuals/html63_user/index.html">online manuals</a>.</p>
@@ -372,12 +364,12 @@
 Release history:
-<li> GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC1 released 24 Oct 2007
-<li> GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC2 released 20 Nov 2007
-<li> GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC3 released 30 Nov 2007
-<li> GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC4 released 9 Jan 2008
-<li> GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC5 released 19 Feb 2008
-<li> GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC6 released 21 Mar 2008
+<li> <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC1-News">GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC1</a> released 24 Oct 2007
+<li> <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC2-News">GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC2</a> released 20 Nov 2007
+<li> <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC3-News">GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC3</a> released 30 Nov 2007
+<li> <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC4-News">GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC4</a> released 9 Jan 2008
+<li> <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC5-News">GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC5</a> released 19 Feb 2008
+<li> <a href="http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/wiki/Release/6.3.0RC6-News">GRASS GIS 6.3.0RC6</a> released 21 Mar 2008
 <li> <B>GRASS GIS 6.3.0 released 19 Apr 2008</B>

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