On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:08 AM, maderios <mader...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/10/2013 06:54 PM, John Meyer wrote:
>> On 8/10/2013 10:50 AM, maderios wrote:
>>> On 08/09/2013 03:07 PM, s.kortenweg wrote:
>>>> When i started 50 years ago in the early days of IT as prof was me told
>>>> that there are 2 rules for program developers : first keep it simple
>>>> and second the user must be happy with the results of your work.
>>>> In the endless discussion of export vs. Save i believe that the second
>>>> rule is violated.
>>> The Gimp developers approach is unfortunately very "closed". They do
>>> not care about the users and they believe they have the truth.... But
>>> a developer is mainly a developer, not a professional image editing.
>>> You can compare with other software development, like new
>>> Enlightenment (E17 and E18).
>>> It's completely different. The developers and the main developer
>>> (Rasterman) listen to users reviews and they use these criticisms to
>>> improve the program.
>> if they're so good, go and use them, then. Or take a few classes on
>> programming and fork the code, as I suggested earlier.
>> Seriously, nothing's wrong with criticism of a feature you like or don't
>> like as a user as long as:
>> 1. You explain that as a user
>> 2. You realize that you may be in the minority there.
> I use Enlightenment everyday, I try to help developers if I can,
> Minority ? Thousands of posts on this list about the problem save export
> Gimp-2.8, it does not matter of course .... The developers seem to live in a
> sealed box, ignoring the image editing reality, ignoring the fact that the
> new "save export" breaks the rhythm of work.....
Thousands? In all the time I've followed this list I've seen maybe a
dozen threads. I believe all of them have your replies in there.
Trying to count the number of complainants, I estimate probably one or
two dozen as well.
Stop imagining your personal opinion to be somehow representative of
the majority, its really quite annoying. Besides, open source
development is not a democracy, so the majority-ness of any opinion is
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