On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Alexia Death <alexiade...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 12:54 AM, Ilya Zakharevich
> <nospam-ab...@ilyaz.org> wrote:
>>> I can see how a John Do can blame GIMP for GTK+ issues, but I don't
>>> see why GIMP developers should bother about John Do's misconceptions
>>> about software development.
>> These are not misconceptions. Software does not modularize; at least
>> not in the sense of dilution of responsibility. If you use a library,
>> its bugs BUG YOU.
> I think that it is one of the STRENGTHS of FOSS that if there's a bug
> in a component users of that component do not try to hack round it,
> but expect the bug to be fixed at the source benefiting everyone.
> I'm sorry to say this, but your attitude is starting to piss me off.
> Your attack mentality and complaining are not helping. Perhaps you
> should stop that and do something that would actually help, like
> contribute some code.
> We work on gimp for FUN. Most of us do not use Windows(I don't have
> one for my personal use) and those that do are not skilled enough to
> do GTK development on that platform. We do what we can. I personally
> got involved in the project by hunting a bug that ended up being in
> GTK. It got fixed. True, the bug was specific for Linux, but that's
> the platform I do my development on. I done have neither the will nor
> skills to do that. You can do it on windows if you want.
You said all the things I wanted to say but didn't figure out how to express.
I won't say anything else to avoid being inflammatory.
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