RE: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Alan Horkan
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, yves wrote: Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 10:38:23 -0700 From: yves [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Alan Horkan' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name Can somebody explain what is 'wrong' with that name? Yves lameness: disability of walking due

[Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread J. Jones
Actually to me giving the name GIMP to the first free software end user application foremost strengthens people's prejudges that open source software is unprofessional and mostly targeted at immature adolescents. Come on, it's not even clever, it's like naming an end user app something like

RE: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Saul Goode
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Alan Horkan wrote: This is the commonly understood meaning of the word for most English speakers and it is considered derogatory, like calling someone a cripple. While the term gimp may be disparagingly used when referring to a PERSON, that does not make the word itself

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 29 September 2006 20:33, Michael Schumacher wrote: Roland Hordos wrote: If you can point out a single commercial product that has mass use in North America that has a derogatory term in it's title, I'll withdraw my critique and be gone. Spam. Both sorts. Coke, which means

RE: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006, Sven Neumann wrote: Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 00:32:04 +0200 From: Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: RE: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name Hi, On

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006, [ISO-8859-1] Raphaƫl Quinet wrote: On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 16:00:25 -0500, Eric P [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Personally, I think the name should change not because I find GIMP derogatory but because I think a name that somewhat identified (even vaguely) what sphere the

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Chris Mohler
On 9/30/06, Saul Goode [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Alan Horkan wrote: This is the commonly understood meaning of the word for most English speakers and it is considered derogatory, like calling someone a cripple. While the term gimp may be disparagingly used when referring

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Carol Spears
On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 06:54:48AM -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: While all other credible opensource projects are gaining ground in a professional IT setting, the GIMP is being held back because of the instant derogatory impact of the name. If someone who can champion this task reads this,

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Kent Tenney
I don't expect the name will ever be changed, and that won't stop me from using or promoting GIMP. I just wish there was less defensiveness about it. Clearly it offends a number of people. Trying to explain that away, or establish there is something wrong with anyone who would take offense, is

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006, Marc Lehmann wrote: Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 20:07:13 +0200 From: Marc Lehmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 05:06:44PM +0100,

[Gimp-user] Problems Saving Custom Brushes and Patterns (Gimp 2.2)

2006-09-30 Thread Jassmine
Hi, I have been using the Gimp for 4 years now and I have run into a problem. I am using the path " ~/.gimp-2.2/brushes/~.gbr and the message states that my image is saved as a Gimp brush. The problem lies in the fact that the brush (or pattern same problem) isn't showing up in the brush