On Sunday 08 July 2007, David Southwell wrote:
> On Sunday 08 July 2007 12:07:55 Sven Neumann wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Sun, 2007-07-08 at 07:48 -0700, David Southwell wrote:
> > > I just want to make clear that people who are accustomed to be
> > > positively helpful deserve encouragement and others, not of that
> > > disposition,  IMHO contribute more to this worlld when they remain
> > > silent.
> >
> > I just tried to help you by pointing out that gimpshop is a different
> > application and that you should try to get support for it from the
> > people who did the fork. If you did that you might have found out that
> > there is no such support. You might then reconsider your decision, but
> > that is of course completely up to you.
> Am I not correct in saying that gimpshop a tool using gimp?  Judging by the
> helpful replies I have received gimpshop is also of considerable interest
> to many users of gimp who use this list.
>  It might be considerably improved by a being better supported by those who
> are advocates of gimp.
> I rather gather there are those who disparage gimpshop and wish it to fail
> and those who wish it to succeed but are afraid of offending some members
> of the former group.
> Maybe gimp could benefit from a more catholic and generous approach being
> espoused by everyone.
> IMHO the gimp community could benefit from the offer of an interface that
> more closely resembles photoshop. How that might be achieved maybe another

David, it's just not worth it. The powers on this list are frighteningly 
short-sighted when it comes to discussions like you are proposing. Even 
though a large chunk of the list feels differently, they will moderate you 
eventually into the ground.
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