On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 01:36:18PM -0400, Robert Krueger wrote:
> >On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, Greg Rundlett wrote:
> >>The point is this.....it doesn't matter *why* it is difficult, it
> >>matters that it *is* difficult. The result is that people will not use
> >>the GIMP unless they are on Windows, or they are/have access to a Linux
> >>guru to install it.
> This is like deja-vu. I recently completed a thread with the
> exact same scenario, only using SuSe linux 9.0. My wife downloaded
> Gimp 2.01 on her Dell XP laptop, and it works...bingo! No problems, no
> configurations, no dependencies, no bulls---, it just works. I'm still
> screwing around trying to get it to work, but your point is 100% correct.
> If this extremely common situation is not resolved for the ordinary
> user, it will be yet one more example showing that Linux never got
> beyond the Geek stage.
was this ever a goal?
this looks like bragging to me.
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