On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 22:05:33 +0100, RaphaŽl Quinet <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> A few months ago, it has been suggested in bug #149972 that we add
> some testimonials of GIMP usage on our web site.  A first example was
> submitted by Blake Madden but it would be nice to collect a couple of
> other good testimonials before putting them on a web page.
> Are you or do you know some professional artist/designer/publisher who
> uses the GIMP and can provide a testimonial mentioning the name of
> your/her/his company?  If yes, then please add your testimonial to
> this bug report (or send it to me and ask me to add it if you do not
> want use Bugzilla yourself):
>  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=149972
> Once we have several good tutorials, they will be put on a new web
> page on the web site.
> Some suggestions if you write a GIMP testimonial: be honest and
> positive without over-emphasis, avoid negative comments about other
> programs, check your speeling, keep it relatively short and make sure
> that you are allowed to mention the name (and the country/state) of
> your company in the testimonial.  Personal testimonials from artists
> who are not necessarily affiliated with a company are also welcome
> but it is probably too easy (*) to get personal testimonials so the
> focus should be on those coming from professionals.
> -RaphaŽl
> (*) When I see the large number of very nice splash screens that were
>    submitted in the contest, I have no doubt that we can easily get a
>    large number of personal testimonials.
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I am sorry but when i read this, the first thing i think about is
marketing corruption. It just my opinion nothing more but i would
never ask someone to do that. Because it raises three questions.

a) why are my testimonials not good enough ?
b) do you think i am a lier ?
c) are does testimonials real ?
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