On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 05:57:17AM +0000, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> Carol Spears writes:
>  > TheGIMP is not photoshop.  it was written so that linux people would not
>  > not have to use a different operating system 
> Was it? GIMP was originally written on the commercial Unixes of the
> time (Solaris, HP-UX etc), wasn't it? And it used Motif. And it still
> runs as well on most other UNIXes as it does on Linux, doesn't it?
okay, this is the reason that i used it.  i learned of its superiority.
like tigert thought that you didnt use the gimp until after you used the
irc, i guess i did not think that much about gimp without gtk.  there is
a couple of emails about when gimp development was started.



heh, google.

>  > and/or steal.
> As there aren't any commercial competition to the GIMP on Linux (or is
> there?), your statement doesn't really make sense, does it? True, GIMP
> being available on Windows might prevent Windows people from pirating
> Photoshop or PaintShopPro. But that hardly applies to Linux, what
> would they steal if there wasn't GIMP?
well, they decided not to steal motif anymore or something.


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