If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

Here in the USA  there is a term for photographers looking at their LCD after a photo. It is known as "CHIMPING"  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimping

All of us "GIMPers" should work on changing the term from CHIMPing to GIMPing - this will solve both problems. GIMPing will be associated with digital photography AND make the term "GIMP" even more acceptable than it already is - I don't recall who said it (Martin Luther King Jr.?) but "...embrace the word and it loses its power to hurt".

If this doesn't work I'd suggest the new name of,
dogwaffle......oh damn! it's already taken!

For those of you claiming the name "GIMP" is holding back adoption, please include what other open source products your company HAS adopted - surely they have readily embraced OpenOffice, MrProject, Inkscape, Evolution (although in my backwards country this term is more offensive than GIMP these days) ... I contend people refuse to adopt due to ignorance not insult (that goes for evolution as well as GIMP by the way).

Tim Jedlicka, Network Entomologist
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