Sorry, I should have clarified better. Patrick is right, should it be:
"The GNU Image Manipulation Program"
or
"GNU Image Manipulation Program"
?
On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 7:21 PM Patrick B. Shanahan <p...@opensuse.org>
wrote:

> * Marco Ciampa <ciam...@libero.it> [08-20-15 20:18]:
> > On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 09:33:54PM +0000, Pat David wrote:
> > > drc mentioned on irc the other day that the title should read just "GNU
> > > Image Manipulation Program".
> > >
> > > Our current site has this same text in the header, but the TITLE
> attribute
> > > for the page lists it as:
> > >
> > > "GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program"
> > >
> > > Which one is semantically correct?  Failing a correctness test with
> > > semantics, which is the preferred title?  With/without "The"?
> >
> > my 2 euro cent:
> >
> > They always told me to not use the article, as it is incorrect for
> > acronyms.
> >
> > For instance you do not say: the U.S.A. or the I.B.M.
>
> re: his question, he is not, "the GIMP", but "The GNU..."
>
> And I cannot say using "The" is incorrect as I believe it is correct both
> ways, with or without.
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