Alan Horkan wrote:
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Roland Hordos wrote:

Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600
From: Roland Hordos <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU" <gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU>
Subject: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name


While all other credible opensource projects are gaining ground in a
professional IT setting, the GIMP is being held back because of the
instant derogatory impact of the name.  If someone who can champion this
task reads this, please humble yourself for the sake of this amazing
software that some of us are embarrassed to promote, or simply won't
until the name is changed.

I agree (and have always agreed but continued to use the software
nonetheless) however the changing of the name presents some difficulties.

It's not a word, it's an acronym.

Definitions of the WORD gimp:

an ornamental flat braid or round cord used as a trimming

So, I guess it's up to your interpretation.

Until later, Geoffrey

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
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