I have to second what Nyall said. Thanks to William for all the work
packaging QGIS.

Some feedback: installation was straightforward and painless. It took less
than 15 minutes start to finish to upgrade to QGIS 3, and I still have
access to python 2 and 3, plus QGIS 2.18 and 3.0. Kudos and thanks!

Mike

On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 7:31 PM, Nyall Dawson <nyall.daw...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 13 March 2018 at 04:29, William Kyngesburye <wokl...@kyngchaos.com>
> wrote:
> > Sorry for the long wait.  It's been a hectic year - personal life
> changes (marriage), but I'm finally getting back into gear.
> >
> > My QGIS 3 package for OS X/macOS is ready.
>
> Champion! I'm sure you've made a lot of people very happy with this
> announcement.
>
> For those who know what you do, your work is very much valued! It's a
> shame that packaging is somewhat underappreciated and under-supported
> by the wider QGIS user community :(
>
> Nyall
>
>
>   Besides the big QGIS release, there are a couple other big changes
> in the packaging.
> >
> > - Minimum OS X 10.10 Yosemite
> >
> > - Requires Python 3.6 from python.org (note it must be this and not
> homebrew or other distribution).
> >
> > - except for what I include in the GDAL Complete package, all extra
> necessary python modules are available from pypi with pip.  These are
> installed by the QGIS installer and need an internet connection at that
> time.
> >
> > Make sure to install Python 3 first, otherwise the GDAL Complete python
> components will not be installed (these are also required by QGIS).
> >
> > Currently the globe plugin is not included, but I'll get that out in an
> update soon.  The new QGIS 3D features are included.
> >
> > GDAL format plugins will follow soon (ECW, MrSID, GRASS).
> >
> > -----
> > William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
> > http://www.kyngchaos.com/
> >
> > The equator is so long, it could encircle the earth completely once.
> >
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