[GRASS-user] Which version to start working

Luisa Peña luisapena1979 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 04:40:35 EST 2010

Hello Markus
Is it possible to know, at this stage, what do you mean "for long"? I mean,
for how long will 6.4 version will be supported and when will 7 be
And how about 6.5? Is it much difference from 6.4?


2010/1/27 Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org>

> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 6:18 PM, Luisa Peña <luisapena1979 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Greetings
> > I've been browsing around GRASS website and GRASS wikis and I pretend to
> > start working on GRASS in a LINUX system. Besides normal GRASS operations
> I
> > also want to develop a few modules/scripts that I will probably need.
> > What I want to know is from which version should I start? 6.4, 6.5 or 7?
> If you want to use the scripts in production, use 6.4. This version
> will be supported
> for long; things can radically change in 7 without announcement (since it
> is
> a development version).
> But to be ready for GRASS 7 in future, consider to write them in Python,
> not in Shell script.
> Hope this helps,
> Markus
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