[GRASS-user] GRASS after ArcInfo

Jonathan Greenberg jgreenberg at arc.nasa.gov
Sun Sep 3 18:17:26 EDT 2006

I'd encourage you all to contribute to the wiki page I set up which I was
hoping to get user input on -- its designed to provide translation from
various GIS programs (including Arc) to GRASS commands:



On 9/3/06 2:14 PM, "Tyler Mitchell" <tylermitchell at shaw.ca> wrote:

> Hi Jarek,
> At our company, http://timberline.ca, we have some areas where we are
> actively making a migration, though mainly for testing some new
> processes.  My main interest in doing this is to enable more server-
> side processing on an open source operating system - something that
> ESRI does not offer in their commercial stack.
> One interesting way of helping users bridge between the products
> would be to have some scripts that emulate particular ArcInfo
> functionality but use GRASS behind the scenes.  I am interested in
> doing this, and started on something similar (in concept) using a web
> front end for ArcInfo workstation.
> I am very interested in following your develops and new course
> offerings/direction.  If there is any way I can help, let me know.
> Tyler
> ------
> My book: http://oreilly.com/catalog/webmapping
> On 3-Sep-06, at 11:11 AM, Jarek Jasiewicz wrote:
>> Reading disscusion grass nwesgrup I fonud that some people have
>> migrating form ArcInfo to Grass
>> I'm interesting of reasons of such migration - from expensive (very
>> expensive) commercial program to open source one
>> I'm not trying to start another disscusion about nothing. I'm
>> (probably like most of as) high school teatcher/scientist and I
>> will try this year to introduce Grass as a part of GIS  course in
>> our University.
>> I'm not interested in comparing that programs - I did it, and I
>> know differences and limitations of both - I'm interested only of
>> reaseons of migrations
>> with best regards
>> Jarek Jasiewicz
>> Adam Mickiewicz University
>> Poznań, Poland
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