On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:59:28AM +1030, David Gowers wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:41 AM, vabijou2 <vabi...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > So just because some old farts in Scotland may have good associations with
> > the word, you think that renders the rest of the English-speaking world's
> > interpretation silly?  %-|
> Personally, I think the question you just asks renders you silly (and 
> arrogant)
> for presuming to speak for 'the rest of the English-speaking world'.
> This is an issue on which opinions *are* divided within 'the
> English-speaking world'.
> I personally have never seen the movie 'Pulp Fiction' on which the
> interpretation of GIMP as offensive seems to come, and while I agree
> that 'Pulp Fiction' is fairly famous, I believe it's rather
> America-centric to assume every English speaker holds that
> association.
Yeah, for the rest of the world, GIMP is just an acronim (I'm italian) and a
perfect one.

please don't worry about the name...


Marco Ciampa

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