On 29-Nov-2002, David Weeks wrote: > The gimp community? REALLY? You could ixnay on the inuxlay, but not GNU. > > I feel for anyone trying to port gimp to windows, but I don't care about their > work. > > To hell with Windows. Why would we care about windows? > > Windows has Photoshop, as does Apple. I've used gimp on windows, and it > doesn't work so well, because the OS just isn't there.
Though this is a troll, and I usually dont respond to them, this one grabbed my intrest. Photoshop sucks. It may be a $500 some product, but it sucks. Not even windows or mac users should ever be forced to use such a shitty product. > If window users are our largest user base, and gimp is going to windows, then > gimp is dead. How long will it be before we pickup directX and other stuff > controlled by the evil people? Actually, I wonder if mac users is our largest user base. More graphic artists are on macs, not windows. > gimp is NOT a windows product. Nor should it ever be, nor should we want it > to be. Those people can't even render a png in MSIE! What the heck are we > doing there? > > That's my opinion, and GNU/Linux is the company I keep. As this is already > too much said on it, I'd like this to be a conclusion to my comments > regarding recent conversations. Figure it out. gimp isnt a _anything_ product. It works on any operating system that has a sane gcc and sane gtk. Blame the people for prorting gcc and gtk to win32. So, um, bite me. -- Patrick "Diablo-D3" McFarland || [EMAIL PROTECTED] "Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music." --Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989
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