You're perfectly right about the meaning of the name, and I'm sorry for my
absentmindedness. Which does not change the fact that image drawing is not
the most fundamental usage of GIMP, and that the author of the initial
message did not look seriously in the book.

2015-05-14 15:15 GMT+02:00 Joao S. O. Bueno <gwid...@mpc.com.br>:

> On 14 May 2015 at 02:52, Olivier <oleca...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > We can discuss for some time about what should be present in the basics.
> > Since GIMP is the GNU Image Processing Program, image processing is
> > probably more basic than image drawing.
>
> Nah...that actually would be "GIPP"- a fearsome darkside arch-rival
> coordinated
> by Wilbur, the Dark Coyote.
> Here we deal with the GNU Image MANIPULATION Software, and Wilber the GIMP
> is the one featured in our splashes.
>
>
> >
> > Anyway, probably you did not search
> > for a long time, since on page 87, Figure 3.125 is named "Drawing a
> > straight line". A subsection of the same title begins on page 85.
> >
> > --
> > Olivier Lecarme
>



-- 
Olivier Lecarme
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