[GRASS-dev] Making start of GRASS GIS easier for newcomers

Martin Landa landa.martin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 02:16:44 PST 2015


2015-01-23 9:20 GMT+01:00 Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org>:
> my motivation to discuss the current welcome screen is that too many
> potential new users try to launch GRASS, do not get past that screen and
> walk away ("too difficult"). Yes, and they will likely not read the manual
> but just take another GIS.
> This is a multiple times reported fact.

I have met a lot of GIS specialists who told me: I tried several times
to use GRASS in different decades and I end up with the same result, I
didn't managed to get my data in, so I gave up.

It' a sign in my eyes that we should think how to simplify this step ;-)


Martin Landa

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