[Qgis-developer] download page question and problem

Tim Sutton tim at linfiniti.com
Tue Jan 13 15:49:32 EST 2009

Hi William

On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 12:35 -0600, William Kyngesburye wrote:
> I noticed that the final 1.0 downloads are listed at  
> download.qgis.org.  

Yes I've been adding them in as people make them available. I'm really
just waiting for the win mingw build before we make the official

> From Paolo's comments, I take it there are some  
> issues with the MingW build (which would include GRASS support for  
> Windows).  Any ETA on that?

Marco Pasetti is working on this. He suggested he needs a week or so and
he's sounding a bit overworked so I'm trying not to harass him to much.
In the mean time Juergen is also making a MSVC build. If he reaches the
point of feature parity with Marco's build I will probably go ahead and
announce and then add Marco's in when he is ready.

> I'm just wondering if it was OK to link my OSX download on my site (no  
> announcement there yet), since download.qgis.org has it.

If you can do it in a low key way, folks who are following the qgis
mailing lists, or who are regular visitors to your site could already
take benifit from your build, and folks who arent can find out about it
plus all the pertinent release announcement info when we make our

> Also, on the download.qgis.org page, something is stretching the table  
> wider than my browser window.  In Firefox it's narrower than in  
> Safari, so there is a lot more side-scrolling to read the notes column  
> in Safari.

For me only the header part renders. Perhaps its something I put in one
of the comments. Gary suggests its something local on my pc. I will take
a closer look and see if some ropey html is being rendered...

Thanks as always!


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