On Wednesday 06 September 2006 09:40, John R. Culleton wrote:
> I have the writer's permission to forward this info:
> --------------------------------------------------
> 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).

This is complete crapola.
GTK is just a library and doesn't do anything unless called.

I have been using Gimp at work on Windows XP since XP was released.
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