Re: [Gimp-developer] GIMP 2.8 schedule

2010-01-14 Thread Nelson A. de Oliveira
Hi! Can donations (money) to GIMP somehow speed up its development, please? Thank you! Best regards, Nelson ___ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer

Re: [Gimp-developer] GIMP 2.8 schedule

2010-01-14 Thread Martin Nordholts
Nelson A. de Oliveira wrote: Can donations (money) to GIMP somehow speed up its development, please? Currently, money donated to GIMP as a project will not be used to pay people for writing code, but is instead used for doing things like paying flight tickets to e.g. Libre Graphics Meeting.

Re: [Gimp-developer] GIMP 2.8 schedule

2010-01-14 Thread Patrick Horgan
Martin Nordholts wrote: Nelson A. de Oliveira wrote: Can donations (money) to GIMP somehow speed up its development, please? Currently, money donated to GIMP as a project will not be used to pay people for writing code, but is instead used for doing things like paying

Re: [Gimp-developer] GIMP 2.8 schedule

2010-01-14 Thread Alexandre Prokoudine
On 1/14/10, Patrick Horgan wrote: In order to speed up development then, you would have to hire a specific person. In the lilypond list they have this great thing. People that want a particular feature offer to sponser it, and say how much they are willing to pay. Occasionally others then

[Gimp-developer] 2.8 schedule, donations and krita

2010-01-14 Thread Sam Tygier
There has recently been much discussion on how long it will take to finish gimp 2.8, and whether donations could speed this up. Krita (KDE's image manipulation program) recently asked its users for €3000 to sponsor one of their old GSOC students to work for 3 months. they raised over €4000

Re: [Gimp-developer] PF_FILE of the register functi on in python plugins with 'new file' support (Sco tt)

2010-01-14 Thread Sven Neumann
On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 19:05 +0100, Scott wrote: Finding a single source of current documentation on Python scripting in GIMP is darn near impossible. I just fire up my google-fu and burn some bandwidth. Experimentation is also key. Not sure if something works, try it out. The best source

Re: [Gimp-developer] 2.8 schedule, donations and krita

2010-01-14 Thread Sven Neumann
On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 21:38 +, Sam Tygier wrote: There has recently been much discussion on how long it will take to finish gimp 2.8, and whether donations could speed this up. Krita (KDE's image manipulation program) recently asked its users for €3000 to sponsor one of their old GSOC

Re: [Gimp-developer] 2.8 schedule, donations and krita

2010-01-14 Thread bart
I don't think that donations can speed up GIMP development. On the contrary, paying some developers for their work is more likely going to demotivate others. Don't know why this shouldn't work with the GIMP projekt. This works well for TYPO3 and Blender well too. I would help to organize

Re: [Gimp-developer] 2.8 schedule, donations and krita

2010-01-14 Thread Alexandre Prokoudine
On 1/15/10, bart wrote: I don't think that donations can speed up GIMP development. On the contrary, paying some developers for their work is more likely going to demotivate others. Don't know why this shouldn't work with the GIMP projekt. You can't just extrapolate experience of one

Re: [Gimp-developer] 2.8 schedule, donations and krita

2010-01-14 Thread Martin Nordholts
Sven Neumann wrote: I don't think that donations can speed up GIMP development. On the contrary, paying some developers for their work is more likely going to demotivate others. Since I think this is an important issue and since we are not that many developers, we don't need to guess, we can