Fortunatly last commets are all pro gimp made by some professionals.
This is what I like to hear. Øyvind you can be more happy now :) I
just use Gimp for a little photoretouch and I can not really answar to
people that point out a missing feature, I also never use photoshop
and can compare it with Gimp. The only things I know is that for my
little needs gimp is enough contrary is also too much.


2011/1/13 Øyvind Kolås <>:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Martin Nordholts <> wrote:
>> On 01/13/2011 01:39 AM, Malix wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> on this blog there is a post about Gimp that generate a lot of user 
>>> comments.
>>> I think that someone of you that can replay to false things must post a 
>>> replay.
>> To me, most of his criticism is legitimate. I don't agree with all of
>> it, but it's not all "false". I don't see the point in treating him as
>> hostile; it just help him prove his point that we can't take criticism.
>> If we keep improving GIMP and stick to our plan, I am confident we will
>> eventually address all of the shortcomings he points out.
> Most of the short-coming he is pointing out are things we are well aware of,
> and that the existing developers have invested copious amounts of our time
> towards fulfilling. We are well on the way towards having addressed quite a 
> few
> of them, the post and many of the commenters are perpetuating opinions and
> attitudes that might cause even fewer people contributing; and existing
> volunteers of open source software to stop bother volunteering their time and
> knowledge towards creating tools for users without sense of neither tact nor
> gratiude. I am not at all amused.
> The only sane response to the shit storm he has caused is to be responsive and
> friendly towards people who seriously do contribute to GEGL and GIMPs future,
> on bugzilla, mailinglists and irc.
> /Øyvind K.
> --
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