[Freegis-list] FS GIS book?

Rajkumar Singh gisdude at hotpop.com
Thu Nov 4 16:00:34 CET 2004


This sounds like a very good idea. In this way, everyone participating 
can focus on their area of expertise or specialization. It should also 
move along at a relatively fast pace if enough contributors are 
involved, but then again it might not if there are too many different 
opinions.

Cheers.

Raj


Tim Michelsen wrote:

>Am Montag, 1. November 2004 17:12 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
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>>On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 04:04:21PM -0700, Brent Wood wrote:
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>>>Has anyone compiled a book on OS GIS?
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>>>I know the GRASS book is there, v2 just out...
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>>The FreeGIS tutorial was a start, but only on German so far.
>>http://www.freegis.org/freegis_tutorial/index.en.html
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>I have a idea:
>Why not set the site up in a manner that erverybody can contribute and add 
>chapters?
>In a WiKI-like from.
>Then experts could be assigned to every chapter or topic who check for errors 
>and mistakes.
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>When we have enough new material we could release a new version of the 
>Tutorial which may then grow in a small book.
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>The WiKi or webpages could be converted in pdf for printing.
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>Greetings
>Tim
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