[GRASS-dev] grass64 and grass7 development (was wxGUI Help)
debeaudette at ucdavis.edu
Tue Sep 8 11:58:46 EDT 2009
On Monday 07 September 2009, Helena Mitasova wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2009, at 8:30 AM, Hamish wrote:
> > Helena wrote:
> >>> would it be possible to make the GRASS65 manual available
> >>> on-line, something like this:
> >>> http://grass.osgeo.org/gdp/manuals.php
> > Markus wrote:
> >> It is already online but was just missing from that list.
> > does it really need to be linked?
> > IMO we really need to start focusing more on grass7 as the
> > "real" development branch and backport some useful things to
> > 6.5 but try and put less emphasis on it. Currently development
> > is getting splintered and falling out of sync, not everything
> > relevant is being merged away from 6.5, ... I'm just concerned
> > that it will get worse as grass7 diverges.
> that is my concern too - but I think rather than focusing on grass7
> we should freeze all new development, fix everything that needs to be
> and release GRASS64 final and move on to grass7 after that is done,
> with only bug fixes allowed for grass6*
> Currently, quite a bit of work is done on grass7 with grass64 release
> pretty far from final release state, so as you say, the development
> is getting splintered and it is getting more difficult to do bug
> fixes in both
> (as I have seen recently with v.surf.rst).
> just a suggestion - it would be really nice to have a new stable
> grass release -
> as there are still people downloading and installing GRASS6.2
Although not a real developer, I tend to agree with Helena's above response.
> >>> Also, would it be possible to include the GUI tree
> >>> online as well?
> > I will include it in the module_synopsis.pdf +html once I can
> > find a few free moments to work on GRASS things.
> > Hamish
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