the free-software GIS of the Valencian Government,
announces new release
Michael Gould Carlson
gould at lsi.uji.es
Thu Sep 15 16:31:39 CEST 2005
Hey guys, the oft-requested English documentation for gvSIG project is finally
Now you need to get involved, send suggestions/criticism, build on the code...
The software is looking really nice, growing to become a sort of general purpose
Mensaje citado por Mario Carrera <carrera_marrod at gva.es>:
> gvSIG, the free-software GIS of the Valencian Government, announces new
> gvSIG team is proud to announce that the new version, 0.4, is out and
> for download from the projects official web page sponsored by the
> dInfraestructures i Transport, http://www.gvsig.gva.es.
> Our free GNU/GPL licensed project, publishes a new version with a lot of new
> features. Improved access to WMS and new service for WCS (Open Geospatial
> Consortium services for accessing to geospatial information); new
> functionalities on reading and writing file formats; table access; new map
> composition possibilities such as exporting to PDF, element rotation, or
> inserting SVG files; and more layer and legend management tools.
> There are new functionalities pointing to the development of a module for
> analysis, currently referring to the capability of reading and writing in
> raster formats and accessing to their features and editing them.
> Further information about the new features can be found in the release notes
> the project webpage.
> Towards the projects internationalization
> The official webpage, traditionally available in Valencian and Spanish, the
> official languages of the Comunitat Valenciana, is now also available in
> English. The goal is to enlarge the scope. In order to do this a new mailing
> list have been created for the non-Spanish speakers with the English as the
> main language to a chance of organize and grow up to the gvSIGs users and
> In the other hand, support for several new languages has been added, please
> check out if your language is supported. The internationalization is one of
> priorities. Our purpose is to keep a group of collaborators in this area
> help us to keep gvSIG easily accessible for everyone.
> Installation aid
> Thanks to gvSIG users community, we have learnt that it was too complicated
> install. In this new version we have improved this issue. Now gvSIG is
> together to an installation program. It is not finished yet and it will be
> improved in next releases.
> The installer used in this version is IzPack, a free installer whose home
> is: http://www.izforge.com/izpack
> More documentation available
> New information and references are being added to the projects webpage.
> youll find a new section describing a protocol for the spatial metadata
> generation, and the presentations of gvSIG that we have done from the
> of this project.
> In the FREE CARTOGRAPHY section, we have included a list of WMS servers that
> have available cartography.
> Our intention is to publish free accessible, interesting, and multiplatform
> information. We will not publish information that works in a unique OS or
> In summary
> Wed like every effort done by the gvSIG team be useful for all of you and
> give our contribution to the building of a scenario where multiple efforts
> meet. So, all the community can take benefit of them.
> Mario Carrera Rodríguez
> Grupo SIG-CAD / gvSIG
> Servicio de Organización e Informática
> Conselleria d'Infraestructures i Transport
> Generalitat Valenciana
> Valencia (España)
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