On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600
"Roland Hordos" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
>  
> 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 am amazed and have never followed this up. In what language is Gimp an 
derogatory term? Certainly has no meaning in my language

I suspect it might just be an issue local to a country, like durex is a condom 
in the UK, sticky tape here


Owen

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