On 12/08/2010 01:15 PM, Alexia Death wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 10:57 PM, Sven Neumann<s...@gimp.org>  wrote:
>> On Wed, 2010-12-08 at 20:35 +0200, Alexia Death wrote:
>>> When we are on the subject already, I have a suggestion. Lets save the
>>> countless noobs time and change the menu label of unsharp mask to
>>> Unsharp Mask Sharpen?
>> Seriously, Unsharp Mask is the correct term and it is widely known and
>> mentioned in pretty much any book/tutorial that covers image
>> manipulation and sharpening algorithms.
> Well, I personally had been using gimp for several years and at least
> one image processing related university class behind me, before I ran
> into sharpening tutorial that mentioned it as one of the options.
> If photo processing isn't your main track, you probably dont know what
> its for. And its a serious usability issue, if there are features that
> would be very useful, but are impossible to discover. Being
> pro-oriented is fine, but there are several kinds of pros and stomping
> on in gimp education of its users like that is really not helpful
> I'm not suggesting changing it's name, I'm proposing suffixing the
> name of the algorithm with its purpose because the algorithm name
> itself is outright misleading. Putting it in the menu in a menu item
> named Sharpen would serve the same purpose, but I dont think we have
> any other sharpening algorithms in default distribution to justify
> that.
How about, "Sharpen (Unsharp Mask)"


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