[osgeo4w-dev] OSGeo4W missing in new website

Helmut Kudrnovsky hellik at web.de
Fri Jan 26 14:08:32 PST 2018

Dear OSGeo4W community,

Helmut Kudrnovsky wrote
> Hi community,
> as we've seen in the Google Codeā€‘in contest and students' feedback, MS
> windows is still an 
> important operating system within the user base of the OSGeo stack.
> Beside the windows standalone installers of e.g. QGIS or winGRASS (both
> are based upon OSGeo4W),
> the OSGeo4W framework itself is a very important platform to deliver the
> OSGeo stack to the users
> of this operating system. 
> As an example, when I'm helping winGRASS users on the GRASS user ML, I'm
> often refering to use OSGeo4W-winGRASS
> in order to check if the issue/problem is also there.
> Furthermore, OSGeo4W is also an important testing platform as it's
> possible to use/test the latest greatest dailys of 
> e.g. QGIS3 or GRASS7.4svn on the windows operating system.
> Another example, University of Vienna deploys OSGeo4W to all its public
> students PCs.
> Searching [1] and screening the new website, there seems to be no
> information about/no link to OSGeo4W [2].
> Is this intentional? Just overseen?
> OSGeo will loose new and interested users of the OSGeo software stack when
> no one can find the nice framework for the still
> most used operating system.

please have a look at


I've updated now the OSGeo4W entry on the main OSGeo website.

if you have ideas/comments how to extend the short description, please drop
text snippets/paragraphs here on the mailing list.

Kind regards

OSGeo charter member

best regards
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