[GRASS-dev] future of GRASS for Windows [was: Re: [GRASS-SVN] r60679 - grass/trunk/lib/python/script]

Helmut Kudrnovsky hellik at web.de
Wed Jul 2 04:40:25 PDT 2014

Martin Landa wrote
> Hi,
> 2014-07-02 13:22 GMT+02:00 Moritz Lennert <

> mlennert at .worldonline

> >:
>> [Starting a new thread as this is an important point on its own. Original
>> mail is [1].]
>> On 02/07/14 01:10, Glynn Clements wrote:> But in the longer term, should
>> we
>> be claiming to support a platform
>>> for which we appear to have no active developers?
>> I think that the question merits discussion. In my teaching experience it
>> has been very helpful to have a MS Windows version to allow students with
>> MS
>> Windows machines to install the software on these machines. I also have
>> colleagues who, for different reasons, are quite resistant to installing
>> another OS on their machines, but would like to use GRASS. So, generally,
>> I
>> think that there should be a MS Windows port of GRASS.
> we simply _must_ support as much as possible GRASS on Windows. It's
> crucial for us, without users there is no need for developing
> software.
> Martin

I concur with Martin! supporting winGRASS is a must.

maybe let's spend some money to fix some crucial OS-depending issues...

best regards
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