On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 02:41:05AM -0800, miriam clinton (iriXx) wrote:
> Carol Spears wrote:
> >On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 11:17:20AM -0800, miriam clinton (iriXx) wrote:
> >>just to clarify - i'm here contributing from the point of view of a
> >>professional graphic designer, considering the mainstream
> >>Adobe/Macromedia market who would have never used GIMP, and how we can
> >>'convert them over' <gets off evangelistic soapbox/>. This market are of
> >>the 'pick it up and use it' intuitive designers - they will reject at
> >>sight anything that requires coding, or obscure menus.
> >have them hire someone who knows gimp for the same income. have them,
> >at the end of the year, tally up how much each employee actually costed
> >and compare it to their ability to produce actual results and know where
> >all of the pieces came from.
> >i think we will fail in selling this to people who need their employers
> >to provide very much cushiony stuff for them and then they dont really
> >know that much once this is all said and done.
> >we should talk to their employers instead.
> >who employes you?
> I'm freelance, have worked for a variety of companies in temporary
> contracts or purely freelance (I value my independence, and owning my
> own company).
> I would say it would take me at least double or triple time to produce a
> website in GIMP comparable to the industry-standard websites I produce
> using a combination of Fireworks/Photoshop/Dreamweaver.
you took classes on how to use this software? or self-educated?
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