[GRASSweb-list]bernhard: web/announces press_release500.html,1.2,1.3

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Fri Sep 6 06:28:42 EDT 2002

Author: bernhard

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--- press_release500.html	5 Sep 2002 16:46:21 -0000	1.2
+++ press_release500.html	6 Sep 2002 10:28:40 -0000	1.3
@@ -13,15 +13,11 @@
 Today the GRASS Development team led by Markus Neteler released the first
 stable version (5.0.0) of the well known GRASS Geographic Information System.<br>
-GRASS 5 is OSI Certified Open Source software, the sources of which can be
+GRASS 5 is Free Software uder GNU GPL, the sources of which can be
 found at ITC-irst, Italy, on <a href="http://grass.itc.it">http://grass.itc.it</a>
-and several mirrors along with documentation and sample data. Mirror sites
-include Baylor University (<a href="http://www3.baylor.edu/%7Egrass/">http://www3.baylor.edu/~grass/</a>)
-and <a href="http://grass.ibiblio.org">http://grass.ibiblio.org</a> in
-the USA.&nbsp; Baylor University has long been associated with GRASS development
-efforts and the GRASS community appreciates and acknowledges that support.<br>
+and several mirrors along with documentation and sample data. 
-In addition to traditional Unix platforms such as Linux, Solaris and IRIX,
+In addition to traditional Unix platforms such as GNU/Linux, Solaris and IRIX,
 experimental versions of GRASS 5 also run under Microsoft Windows (R) using
 the Cygwin tools and Apple Macintosh OS-X (R), also known as Darwin. It was
 also ported to handheld devices such as Compaq/iPAQ (R) and SHARP/Zaurus
@@ -47,6 +43,14 @@
 5.0 as a unique geospatial research environment which encourages experiments
 and innovation.<br>
+GRASS development in the last years have been supported by many people
+and organisations. Apard form the organisation already mentioned thanks 
+from the GRASS community goes to Baylor University, USA which has long been 
+associated with supporting GRASS also running a mirror site 
+(<a href="http://www3.baylor.edu/%7Egrass/">http://www3.baylor.edu/~grass/</a>)
+and Intevation GmbH, Germany which hosts some development resources.
 GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis and Support System) web sites with software
@@ -61,7 +65,5 @@
 &nbsp;<a href="http://www.gnu.org/">http://www.gnu.org/</a>
-Open Source Initiative (OSI)
-&nbsp;<a href="http://www.opensource.org/">http://www.opensource.org/</a>

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