On Friday 28 September 2007, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 04:04 -0700, gimp_user wrote:
> > While the absence of a recognised skill transition route (i.e.
> > no skin similar to PS) is a serious obstacle affecting the
> > ability  of multiple individuals to collaborate in a supply
> > chain comprising multiple organisations it is far from being
> > the only reason while Gimp is not currently in a position to
> > seriously challenge PS.
> You are making the wrong assumption here that GIMP would want to
> challenge PS. It doesn't, that's not how Free Software works.
> GIMP has different goals than Photoshop and instead of
> concentrating on being as similar to Photoshop as possible, our
> feature set and user interface will in the future diverge even
> further from Photoshop. Simply because we have a different vision
> for what GIMP should become and because we believe that this
> vision is a lot more interesting than trying to compete with a
> commercial product.

Thank you for saying eloquently what I would have stated rudely :-)


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