On Monday 30 July 2012 08:51:45 jfrazie...@nc.rr.com wrote:
> ---- shyam megha <shyamngui...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Want to use GIMP for map publishing.Please help me with the links of
> > source
> > code download.
> > 
> > 
> > 1. First is procedure for compiling.
> > 
> > 2. Second is customization procedure for reducing menu structure.
> > 
> > 3. Also tell me how can change the logo.
> I have to laugh at this.  Your first question(not numbered.. ie links of
> source code) is already answered and at least to my reading clearly
> available on the GIMP website.   Your second question(item number 1, which
> at least for linux is also answered) indicates to me that you are not
> likely not a programmer.
> Quite frankly, my suggestion to you is you need to *HIRE a competent
> programmer.. PERIOD...EXCLAMATION POINT*.   While compiling is not hard(on
> Linux anyway), it is a quite tedious process to make sure your build
> environment is set up correctly and then you likely have to compile a
> number of dependencies prior to actually getting to compile GIMP.    
> machines.   If you happen to be using Windows, quite honestly, you will
> spend FAR more time and aggravation just getting your machine set up to do
> a compile than you would to do the compile itself.  Next,the biggest issue
> is not so much compiling, but compiling it is such a way as to make it
> re-distributable to other machines.
> As for items 2 and 3, well... the information is documented in the source
> code.  Once you obtain a programmer to do the work, he can likely figure
> out the answer to these two items within an hour or so of time, but if not,
> he can always either a) subscribe to the developers list or b) check out
> the IRC channel to answer the question.
> What your asking for is like asking a doctor to tell gas station clerk over
> an email how to do Brain Surgery.  While anyone can quickly learn the
> beginning steps(ie, save the area of the head, cut skin flap and folder
> back, carefully cut a section of skull, remove skull section, cut out
> tumor, stop bleeding, replace skull section, sew/stable skin back), the
> hard part is making sure that your finished product works(ie, the guys
> brain actually functions and he is not a vegetable, lost motor function in
> parts of his body, lost cognitive functioning).
LOL That's funny! Thanks for the laugh. ;D
Fortune cookie for Monday, July 30, 2012:

"Just think of a computer as hardware you can program."
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