[GRASS-user] Re: Just a comment about the GRASS-book

Massimo Di Stefano massimodisasha at yahoo.it
Thu Jun 5 14:27:26 EDT 2008

i'm a Grass fun too,

i've both 2&3 edition, i love it
i never find a better book about  "applied geomatics" science.

>> I would be very interested in purchasing a
>> supplemental

i agree with the idea to publish an "extra" part of the 3'th edition,
it would be fantastic!

thanks for ever to all grass's developpers
and obviously to Mrs Helena & Mr Markus
to make  so exiting books!

Massimo Di Stefano

On Jun 5, 2008, at 6:00 PM, grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org wrote:

> Hi All,
> The current addition is very good and wish I could
> have the '200' pages too. Hope It will be available
> too.
> Cheers
> Ravi Kumar
> --- M S <mseibel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would be very interested in purchasing a
>> supplemental book for the ~200
>> pages that needed to be excluded from the 3rd
>> edition print.  I am sure
>> others would be as well.  I cant read enough about
>> GRASS, and I absolutely
>> love the format and way information and examples are
>> presented in the book.
>> To anyone who has not purchased the book:  I highly
>> recommend it for people
>> of all skill levels.  It will help beginners get
>> started, as as well as
>> intermediate and advanced users gain a broader
>> understanding of some of the
>> great tools and modules available in GRASS.
>> Mark
>> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Markus Neteler
>> <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Nikos Alexandris
>>> <nikos.alexandris at felis.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
>>>> Tom I have it (3rd ed.). I have also (from a
>> friend) the 2nd edition in
>>>> which I have seen for instance a detailed part
>> about FFT. And I was
>>>> wondering about the 1st book. I've read the
>> contents of the 1st book and
>>>> I have the impression that having the 2nd and
>> the 3rd I am covered.
>>> We had to take out some content due to the 400
>> pages restriction from
>>> Springer
>>> (otherwise they have to do a more costly binding
>> and such). Our draft was
>>> about 600 pages for the 3rd edition :)
>>> We can check with Springer if we can put out the
>> omitted parts from the
>>> previous editions (esp. FFT, orthophoto). Maybe,
>> once they are no longer
>>> sold they don't mind. We'll keep you posted.
>>> Best,
>>> Markus

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