Hi Pat !
Thank you for the effort you are putting into this.
I myself am busy to take a careful luck now - but a far as I can see
you are taking the right decisions.
Would you mind pinging me later this week? I think I can come up with
some text for
the "programing algorithms" part.
On 23 August 2015 at 23:28, Pat David <patda...@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, I'm currently poking at the main page for the WGO redesign. I had
> mentioned in a previous mail the product vision from the vision briefing
> whose main points concerning the product vision were:
> A. HIgh-end photo manipulation
> B. Creating original art.
> C. Production elements (graphical design)
> D. Programming algorithms.
> Alexandre mentioned that there were some complaints about tasks
> specifically relevant to desktop publishing not being mentioned in the
> I am looking for any input if anyone would like to offer some on the
> verbiage of a few key places on the site right now (http://static.gimp.org).
> First, the introductory text in the very first section after the name,
> Wilber, and a download link. It currently reads:
> ## The Free & Open Source Image Editor
> This is the official GIMP website.
> GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is the Free and
> Open Source, cross platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X,
> Windows and more. It contains information about downloading, installing,
> using, and enhancing it. This site also serves as a distribution point for
> the latest releases. We try to provide as much information about the GIMP
> community and related projects as possible. Hopefully you will find what
> you need here. Grab a properly chilled beverage and enjoy...
> I feel that it gets the most important points up front (official site, GIMP
> is an acronym..., cross platform, image editor). Are there other points
> that need to be made in that first introductory paragraph?
> The next few sections I had broken out to hopefully address/illustrate each
> of the vision statement points. I can use any input for those sections as
> well if anyone has thoughts:
> ## High Quality Photo Manipulation
> GIMP provides the tools for needed for high quality image manipulation.
> From retouching to restoring to creative composites, the only limit is your
> and (A big thanks to David Revoy for allowing use of some of his images),
> ## Original Artwork Creation
> I have nothing for this section yet to address original artwork creation.
> I still have to make:
> ## Production Elements (graphical design?)
> ## Programming algorithms (i seriously have no idea what to put here)
> I think it might be nice to also include something to place GIMP within the
> context of a F/OSS workflow for multiple use-cases, photography, web
> production design, and desktop publishing - I'm still thinking on this.
> So, anyone care to unleash their inner marketing-Hemingway? Otherwise I'm
> going to take my best guess at things and just hope I don't screw up too
> bad... (I just realized that almost my entire life can be described in
> that one sentence... :) ).
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