[Freegis-list] GRASS still quite far from usable
cavallini at faunalia.it
Thu Sep 15 18:10:06 CEST 2005
It would be easy to overlook such critiques, but I think there is an element
of truth we should take seriously. I recently introduced FreeGIS stuff to
people with average to good experience with proprietary GIS, but no idea
about free software. In short: everybody liked qgis, nobody felt very
confortable with grass (the oldest among them recalled their early days with
My view: the good way to go is to seamlessly integrate QGIS as a frontend to
GRASS. Older users feel more confortable with the command line and the tcltk
menus, but new ones are scared by these.
All the best.
At 11:15, lunedì 12 settembre 2005, Ben Discoe has probably written:
> Hi Markus,
> This evening, i tried once again to run GRASS 6.0. This time, i was able
> to get it to run far enough to display the "GRASS 6.0.0 GIS Manager"
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