Does it really? Aren't tablets (at least the more expensive, pressure-
and tilt-sensitive ones) mainly used by graphics arts professionals?
These guys typically live and breathe in Photoshop, don't they? I
doubt they would switch en masse to GIMP, even if their tablets did
work perfectly in GIMP on Windows.
I am a graphics arts professional and I use mainly Gimp. I do not need pre-press
like CMYK and so on so I am perfectly happy with current Gimp on Linux (2.0 is
i thank all developers!) BTW tablets are not only used by professionals, but also by
hobbyists, for example digital photographers. I know many amateur photographers which
use Gimp if it supported their tablet. A small tablet (with pressure sensitivity) can
for less than 50 Euro and this price is perfectly reasonable for any graphic arts
least it is far cheaper than Photoshop.
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