[GRASS-dev] grass-dev Digest, Vol 107, Issue 115

Michael Barton Michael.Barton at asu.edu
Thu Jan 22 20:56:08 PST 2015

This sounds reasonable.


On Jan 22, 2015, at 8:41 PM, grass-dev-request at lists.osgeo.org<mailto:grass-dev-request at lists.osgeo.org> wrote:

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 2:25 AM, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org<mailto:neteler at osgeo.org>> wrote:
On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 8:10 AM, Nikos Alexandris
<nik at nikosalexandris.net<mailto:nik at nikosalexandris.net>> wrote:
> Dear Michael,
> while the maps linked below are very nice, why and how do they showcase
> GRASS' capabilities?  Or is it about, only, to represent in which areas
> GRASS can do stuff?
> Why not have a splash that is GRASS' very unique identity?  What it is, what
> it can do.

Yes, perhaps it could be an image in which an old map is warped into
something volumetric? So, from old to new?

If we want this for the release, we should proceed with this. Or do you want to move it to 7.0.1?

I would like to see Vincent's grass (with CC BY image and perhaps an easy to get font) as splash and then the simple one with logo with white or transparent backgroud but the smaller version I posted (where image height is just the height of GRASS GIS and motto texts). Vincent, or some other artists, are you able to work on that, or some other suggestions?

With the picture for startup screen, it would be nice to have an alternative for cases where GRASS is on a machine with ISIS. I'm not sure how many users it is targeting but we have this functionality now, so I would keep it.


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