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

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Jul 2 17:32:57 PDT 2014

Moritz Lennert 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.

The issue isn't whether we "should" support Windows. It's whether we
"are" supporting it or even "can" support it.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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