On 12/17/06, Carter castor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> This goes right to the heart of my biggest complaint about GIMP
> though: its name.  I don't understand why the developers would put so
> much time and hard work into creating a program as professional as
> GIMP and then name it after a slang word for a disabled person.  How
> do you sell that to a corporation?  How do you market that?  The
> people in business suits are going to chose a program named Photoshop
> over Gimp 11 times out of 10.

I disagree. Anyone who's serious about their business wouldn't rule
out an application simply by it's name without considering it,
especially if it's highly recommended.

You may have a point given 2 software boxes on a shelf, "Photoshop" is
more descriptive than "Gimp" - But that isn't how people acquire Gimp.

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