[GRASS-user] GRASS plugin

Rainer M Krug r.m.krug at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 04:38:54 EDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Soeren Gebbert
<soerengebbert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi Maris,
> 2011/3/22 Maris Nartiss <maris.gis at gmail.com>:
>> Sören, just remind me, since when GRASS has a WPS server? AFAIK one
>> still needs to set-up something like PyWPS to get WPS goodies from
>> GRASS. I was playing around with different WPS implementations and
>> PyWPS was only one I got running. I wouldn't call it "user-friendly"
>> way how to provide analysis tools for endusers. OTOH I don't care, as
>> I run GRASS svn ;)
> Indeed it is currently not user friendly to install and configure a
> WPS GRASS GIS environment and GRASS does not have a WPS server
> included. But GRASS GIS 7 supports WPS server by providing the
> capability of creating WPS XML process descriptions for every module.
> And there is the wps-grass-bridge which implements direct GRASS GIS 7
> back-end support for PyWPS and ZOO WPS. The 52N WPS server uses the
> wps-grass-bridge to implement GRASS GIS support too.
> My hope is that i.e. 52N will provide a graphical installer for there
> WPS GRASS GIS 7 and Sextante solution to make the deployment and use
> of a WPS server quite simple.

I just found this:


As I do not know anything about WPS, it does not tell me much, but it
sounds like a very good idea to implement a client in QGIS.


> Best regards
> Soeren
>> Maris.
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