>> 3. Change the default image size (any particular reason it is 377x233?)
>> I'd suggest 1024x768
> I'd suggest VGA (640x480) or even less, so that it fits on a 1024x768
> screen. Web statistics from July 2006 show that only 19% of the users
> have screens larger than 1024x768. While I expect this percentage to be
> higher among GIMP users (maybe close to 40% or 50%?), we should still
> make sure that the default settings work fine on a typical laptop
> screen (widescreen laptops are not so common yet even if they represent
> the majority of the new sales in many countries).
I agree here, 1024x768 is way too large for default.
>> 6. A wider selection of basic brushes would be good, especially with the
> Agreed. Any proposals?
I think there should at least be a set of much larger brushes, both
solid and soft, something like 30, 50, 100, 200, 300
>> 9. I'd turn on "Save Tool options on exit" by default. We have a "reset
>> to default" in the dialogs if someone wants to reset the tools.
> Hmmm... I'm not sure about that one. I easily forget that I had
> lowered the brush opacity in my previous gimp session and sometimes it
> takes me a while to see that something is wrong. I prefer to start in
> a predictable state. Of course I can turn off the auto-save feature.
> But I am not sure about what the default should be...
I think is should be turned on by default. The reason is that it is much
less work to reset the tool options than to re-configure them as they
were. If a user does a lot of changes to the tool options, it is easier
to fix "Ah crap, it saved my tool options, I want them reseted." than
"Ah crap, all my precious tool options adjustments didn't get saved!".
- Martin N.
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