On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 09:13:08PM +0200, Joe Schaffner wrote: > Fun with email. > some times email is fun.
> Just curious, are you a Gimp user, a graphical designer, a programmer, > do you work for gimp.org, or all of the above? > loyal hobbiest? i actually do not want to define myself. it feels like everytime i have done this in my life, someone has shown up to replace me who is far more qualified to do my job than me -- and sometimes more capable. you can learn a lot about a piece of software if you make a web site to describe it. you can learn a lot about a community when your project is overtaken at about the same time your life is. i would be the gimp developer who is intelligent enough to go on record as needing to be paid to watch television. i wouldn't mind keeping this job and i think i could add a few more tasks to my day without affecting the quality of my television scrutiny. it is honestly not as easy of a task as you might think. > > personally, i don't think scheme should be here. windows95 and > > windowsNT are basically scheme engines, aren't they? > > > > The Scheme I'm talking about was/is a dialect of Common Lisp, so I > don't know what you mean by "scheme engine". > i am using a word that i don't completely understand. gimp has a built in scheme console and also a browser that searches the API. api means Application Programming Interface. i studied mathematics so i would consider gimp script-fu to be a subset of Lisp. > I read the Gimp documentation online very quickly, and I associated > your Script-Fu dialog with a Lisp interpreter. I must have seen some > example. > there are sample script-fu on your computer somewhere. > Since both Gimp and AutoCad have a lisp interface, and since they are > both graphics programs, I thought maybe the same people worked on the. > They seem to share the same interests. Me, I like Lisp, but non > programmers are usually intimidated by all the parenthesses > ((((((())))))) is a valid lisp expression. > i have looked at it. what bothered me about the syntax is that it did not resemble the languages i had learned. > > > I was thinking I'd probably need a programming language, like C, and > > > your plug-in interface, to extend gimp, but I still don't know what > > > you consider a plug-in, hm, transformers for other file formats? > > > > > are you looking at information online or at the source code while you > > think about all of this? > > Just the documentation. > i write in python. i am unbelievably picky. > > you are welcome. it would actually be helpful if you explained what > > steps you took to make that image. it could/should have been better. > > I couldn't even begin to remember what I did, because I made alot of > mistakes. A couple times Gimp seemed to get confused and the move > operations didn't move but copy the figures, so I would quit and > reopen the drawing. > <Image>/Edit/Undo or <Toolbox>/Dialogs/Undo this is functionality that gimp had before many of the other applications. carol _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user