[Freegis-list] just free (was "free 3D viewer")
cavallini at faunalia.it
Tue Jan 4 19:54:41 CET 2005
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Please do not start a flame.
Grass 5.7/60 is at least as good as arcinfo, at a fraction of the total cost.
If somebody has the evidence of the contrary, please let us know.
All the best.
At 19:47, martedì 04 gennaio 2005, Brian Wilson has probably written:
> > > Please refrain from advertising proprietary software on this
> > > list. Almost everywhere people read about non-free software
> > > and this mailinglist is for Free Software only.
> Ah yes, "Free Software" with a capital "F" as in "open source".
> I've been a devoted Linux user since 1992, and look forward one day to
> having a usable (posstibly free) fully featured GIS product based on
> Linux. Until then I will have to continue using ArcMap on Windows.
> As far as I am concerrned if someone wants to announce availability of
> closed-source software that comes with a price tag of "free" on this
> list, I'd say go for it. But it's not my list and I respect the wishes
> of the moderator.
> Many good solutions are lacking in the open source GIS world, and I
> need to know how to solve problems cheaply and quickly even if the
> sources for the solutions are closed.
> If anyone knows of another mailing list oriented towards "solutions"
> with a small 's' as in solving problems rather than becoming entangled
> in Free versus free issues, please let me know. Then I can subscribe
> to both -- this one to track the progress of Free and that to keep up
> with work until Free is more of a reality.
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