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