John R. Culleton escribe:
> I have the writer's permission to forward this info:

Nice. Who's the writer?

> One other note of caution about Gimp: I would not try to install it if 
> you're running Win XP.  The online info indicates that it will run on 
> Win XP, but it also may screw up other programs.  I downloaded it and 
> then discovered that you had to install the GTK+ Runtime Environment.  
> Did that, tried it and, after quickly determining that it was an awkward 
> program and not one that I would choose to use for anything, discovered 
> that GTK had messed up other programs.  Took me a couple of hours to get 
> everything back to normal (had to manually find the bits and pieces of 
> GTK and reinstall a couple of other programs).
> Maybe it works OK with Linux, for which it was designed, but I would not 
> recommend installing it on Win XP.

GTK+ is only a bunch of files that go to a directory which you could
or could not include in your PATH. AFAIK it doesn't do a shit to
system registry. So I bet that it's not true that GTK+ screw anything.

Gimp and other GTK+ apps (Gaim, Gajim, etc.) run nicely enough on

Cordially, Ismael
Ismael Valladolid Torres   "Il est vain de pleurer sur l'esprit, il suffit
                                de travailler pour lui." Albert Camus      OpenPGP key ID: 0xDE721AF4

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