On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 02:58:07PM -0700, Richard Gitschlag wrote:
> .. which gives me a laugh every time I hear the argument that GIMP is
> not intended to be a Photoshop clone.  Sure that may be true, but isn't
> it true that the line between GIMP and Photoshop gets narrower with
> every new release?
> - Single-window mode?  Got it.
> - Brushes organized by brush family?  Yup.
> - Save/Export distinction?  Check.
> - Layer groups?  Done.
> - Nondestructive adjusment layers?  Nope, not yet, but in the works.

That is a conseguence of users being more demanding. They see some new
command, they find it useful for getting theirs job done, so they comes
here and ask for it in GIMP. That is true even in the other direction,
see for instance the liquid rescale plugin that arrived to Photoshop
_after_ GIMP. And the reason is that Photoshop is the only real photo
retouching product that can be compared to GIMP, for functions and

So GIMP devs, hip hip hooray, go on the great job!
You will never know how some users are grateful to you!


Marco Ciampa

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