On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 12:59 AM, Michael Schumacher <schum...@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 19.01.2014 03:55, Jehan Pagès wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 12:33 PM, Jernej Simončič
>> <jernej|s-gm...@eternallybored.org> wrote:
>>> Perhaps we'll have to add a warning on the download page that Kaspersky
>>> breaks GIMP, and users should avoid it. It worked in the past...
>> I guess that makes sense. The message should be well worded, and as
>> neutral as possible though. I am not for putting a blame on anyone.
>> And it is not said that there is not something that we could do to
>> work around the issue too.
> Preferably, we should contrast this warning with an example of FLOSS
> doing better, and there could just be such a chance.
> Camstudio, a screen recording software, is released under the GNU GPL
> and has been reported to cause the same problems - someone already
> reported the issue to them:
> But Terry Britton states that, while being the maintainer of Camstudio,
> he is not a programmer (camstudio.org, A Plea For Help ...), and so the
> very specific inquiry in that forum post (does camstudio do anything to
> that list of libraries) was probably misleading. There seem to be some
> programmers around there, though.
> So if we follow up on that post and point out that this is still an
> issue, we might get some nice research going on there.
You are right. I am mostly homeless and on the road these days though,
and likely for the next 5 months or so. So my time is very limited.
Thus I'll let other programmers look into this, unless the problem is
still there when I'll settle again later. :-)
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