[GRASSweb-list]markus: web/announces announce_grass570.html,1.2,1.3

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Tue Jun 22 04:35:31 EDT 2004

Author: markus

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--- announce_grass570.html	21 Jun 2004 09:43:51 -0000	1.2
+++ announce_grass570.html	22 Jun 2004 08:35:29 -0000	1.3
@@ -13,13 +13,12 @@
 <h2>GRASS GIS 5.7.0 released 17 June 2004</h2>
 <p>After more than two years of development a revamped GRASS implementation
-has been published. This is a first official release to be taken as 
-"technology preview" (see the <a href="../roadmap.html">GRASS Development 
-Roadmap</a>) for a later stable version.</p>
+has been published. This is a first official release (see the 
+<a href="../roadmap.html">GRASS Development Roadmap</a>).</p>
 <p>The Geographic Resources Analysis Support System, commonly referred to as
 GRASS GIS, is a Geographical Information System (GIS) used for data
-management, image processing, graphics production, spatial modelling, and
+management, image processing, graphics production, spatial modeling, and
 visualization of raster, vector and sites data. It is open source
 Free Software released under the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">GNU 
 General Public License (GPL)</a>.
@@ -58,7 +57,7 @@
 <P><b>Attribute management:</b>
 Full and flexible integration of database management systems (DBMS)
 for attribute management is part of the new vector engine 
-(at time PostgreSQL, mySQL, dbf, ODBC supported). SQL statements are
+(at time PostgreSQL, mySQL, DBF, ODBC supported). SQL statements are
 used to manage attributes. Graphical updating of vector attributes 
 has been implemented.
@@ -68,6 +67,15 @@
 also available. NVIZ was enhanced to display 3D vector data as well.
 And a completely new graphical digitizing tool has been implemented.
+<P><b>Multi session:</b>
+Users can run concurrent GRASS 5.7 sessions now. It is also possible
+to run GRASS 5.3.x and 5.7.0 in parallel in the same LOCATION.
+<P><b>Generating GRASS LOCATIONs:</b>
+LOCATIONs can be generated by EPSG code number from the startup screen.
+Within a GRASS session LOCATIONs can be created from existing datasets
+(raster data as well as vector data).
 <P><b>Data Import/Export:</b>
 GRASS 5.7.0 is integrated with the GDAL/OGR library to support
 a wide range of raster and vector formats. OGC-conformal Simple Features
@@ -80,7 +88,6 @@
 datum transformation, use of external PROJ4 and GDAL/OGR libraries,
 shared libraries making binaries significantly smaller, G3D 3-D Raster
 Voxel tools). The raster capabilities are identical with 5.3.0.
 For a more comprehensive list of changed modules see the 

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