> Christopher Howard-3 wrote:
>> Its about having a product you aren't afraid to advertise. ..... As soon
>> as I say "GIMP," you can see
>> the doubt on their faces, because they associate the word with being
>> weak or lame.
> I agree with this. Many people shy away from using products that aren't
> mainstream, and have little to do with (or knowledge of) open source
> software alternatives. There is nothing about the current name that
> inspires confidence or denotes competence.
But seriously, neither Adobe's software, nor the GIMP are mainstream
products. Most people have never heard of either. The people who would
know about them are not going to be bothered by this. Artists and a lot
less rigid than most people.
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