This makes it all the more important to update the Windows download page on
GIMP.org to provide easy download. I will submit patches this week based on
our previous discussions, now that I have all the text (thanks Michael). I
think providing easy access through our GIMP.org site will hasten SF to its
timely grave. Possibly without the need for litigation.
On 28 May 2015 07:49, "Simos Xenitellis" <simos.li...@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 11:12 PM, Michael Schumacher <schum...@gmx.de>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On 05/27/2015 10:02 PM, Pat David wrote:
> > >
> >
> https://sourceforge.net/blog/gimp-win-project-wasnt-hijacked-just-abandoned/
> > >
> > > SF claims abandonment of the project, and no response from the
> > maintainer.
> > > Of course, they may not consider a request to C&D the delivery of the
> > > project as a "response"...
> >
> > Over all that, let's not forget the wrapper installers. Which seem to
> > have been removed silently now - and are not being mentioned at all in
> > their blog post.
> >
>
> The phrasing they use in the post is «Mirrored projects[those that they
> take over] are sometimes used to deliver easy-to-decline third-party
> offers,».
>
> What should happen is this:
> 1. take back control of the http://sourceforge.net/projects/gimp-win/
> project page,
> 2. decommission the project (remove files, text, documents, etc).
>
> It looks like SourceForge is too desperate to monetize since they have lost
> their edge to github.
> There is no future to Sourceforge.
>
> Simos
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