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

2006-10-06 Thread Ken Tanaka
Chris Mohler wrote: 1 - The majority of GIMP users do not find the acronym GIMP offensive. I actually have no problems with the name GIMP, nor do I care if the authors choose to change the name, just as long as it doesn't happen often. 2 - US citizens do not have a world-wide right to make all

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

2006-10-04 Thread Simon Budig
Manish Singh ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote (in reply to Alan Horkan): So Alan, before you make anymore posts relating to this topic again, you need to make a non-trivial contribution to GIMP yourself to justify all the time you are wasting here. Yosh has decided that Alans posts to this list will

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

2006-10-04 Thread Manish Singh
On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 11:23:14AM +0200, Simon Budig wrote: Manish Singh ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote (in reply to Alan Horkan): So Alan, before you make anymore posts relating to this topic again, you need to make a non-trivial contribution to GIMP yourself to justify all the time you are

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

2006-10-04 Thread John Meyer
Brendan wrote: On Friday 29 September 2006 15:10, Geoffrey wrote: I've also not heard anyone use the term gimp in the way you indicate in a very long time. And I don't believe that's because people are more politically correct these days. I think it's a term that just isn't used in this

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

2006-10-04 Thread John Meyer
Brendan wrote: On Friday 29 September 2006 14:05, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 06:54 -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

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

2006-10-03 Thread Brendan
On Friday 29 September 2006 14:05, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 06:54 -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

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

2006-10-03 Thread Brendan
On Friday 29 September 2006 15:10, Geoffrey wrote: I've also not heard anyone use the term gimp in the way you indicate in a very long time. And I don't believe that's because people are more politically correct these days. I think it's a term that just isn't used in this way any longer.

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

2006-10-03 Thread Chris Mohler
1 - The majority of GIMP users do not find the acronym GIMP offensive. 2 - US citizens do not have a world-wide right to make all the world inoffensive, nor do they constitute the majority of english-speakers on earth. 3 - Making sure everything is inoffensive to every person on the planet is

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

2006-10-03 Thread Geoffrey
Brendan wrote: On Friday 29 September 2006 14:05, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 06:54 -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

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

2006-10-03 Thread Manish Singh
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 10:02:17PM +0200, Michael Schumacher wrote: Alan Horkan wrote: BTW, there seems to be something broken with Marc's messages. From: Marc Lehmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Although they are sent to the list... Cc:

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

2006-10-02 Thread Doug
Owen Berry wrote: On 9/30/06, Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: lameness: disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet http://www.google.com/search?q=define%3Agimp This is the commonly understood meaning of the word for most English speakers and it is considered derogatory,

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

2006-10-02 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 01 October 2006 05:15, Christoph Sturm wrote: On 10/1/06, Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: please also explain the reason that you target GIMP and not some of the other perhaps better funded names of products that are as or more offensive than this one here? can you give an

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

2006-10-02 Thread Geoffrey
Alan Horkan wrote: On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Geoffrey wrote: Not really a product per se, but I'd say you nailed it. Personally, I would never be caught dead in a Hooters. Your example leads me to believe you'd equate the quality of GIMP users with the quality of Hooter's clientele. Maybe that

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

2006-10-02 Thread Ken Tanaka
Raphaël 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 software is used it would be a

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

2006-10-01 Thread Carol Spears
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:39:46AM +0100, Alan Horkan wrote: As I said before offering to accept patches which made it possible to rebrand the gimp in a clean maintainable way without the need to fork could bring this dicussion to screeching halt until someone shows some code. Isn't that

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

2006-10-01 Thread Christoph Sturm
On 10/1/06, Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: please also explain the reason that you target GIMP and not some of the other perhaps better funded names of products that are as or more offensive than this one here? can you give an example of such a product? regards chris

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

2006-10-01 Thread Alan Horkan
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Chris Mohler wrote: Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 23:36:37 -0500 From: Chris Mohler [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Gimp-user@lists.xcf.berkeley.edu Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name [...] I do not believe that GIMP should be renamed. Anyone who takes

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

2006-10-01 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Marc Lehmann wrote: On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:39:46AM +0100, Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there? Yes. I didn't see any evidence for that yet. You have not disproved it exists, you just choose not to see it. It is not surprising non-native English

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

2006-10-01 Thread Michael Schumacher
Alan Horkan wrote: BTW, there seems to be something broken with Marc's messages. From: Marc Lehmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Although they are sent to the list... Cc: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU ...they don't seem to appear there. Maybe someone could clear

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

2006-10-01 Thread Geoffrey
Manish Singh wrote: On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 12:38:02PM -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: can you proove your claim? Sigh. Try googling is gimp a derogatory term. If you read the sources at the first 10 hits and you still don't understand, then try the next 15000. If I search for the string is

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

2006-10-01 Thread Geoffrey
Steve Bibayoff wrote: Hello, On 9/29/06, Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] 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, Yahoo I'll withdraw my critique and be gone. :-) How about the Macon

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

2006-10-01 Thread Geoffrey
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. Hooters the restaurant. -- Until later, Geoffrey Those who would give up

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

2006-10-01 Thread Eric P
Geoffrey wrote: 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. Hooters the restaurant. Not really a product per se, but

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

2006-10-01 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006, Carol Spears wrote: Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 23:28:44 -0700 From: Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED], GIMPUser Gimp-user@lists.xcf.berkeley.edu Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:39

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

2006-10-01 Thread Geoffrey
Eric P wrote: Geoffrey wrote: 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. Hooters the restaurant. Not really a product

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

2006-10-01 Thread Owen Berry
On 9/30/06, Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: lameness: disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet http://www.google.com/search?q=define%3Agimp This is the commonly understood meaning of the word for most English speakers and it is considered derogatory, like calling someone

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

2006-10-01 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Geoffrey wrote: Not really a product per se, but I'd say you nailed it. Personally, I would never be caught dead in a Hooters. Your example leads me to believe you'd equate the quality of GIMP users with the quality of Hooter's clientele. Maybe that wasn't your

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

2006-10-01 Thread Manish Singh
] Please Change the Derogatory Name On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:39:46AM +0100, Alan Horkan wrote: As I said before offering to accept patches which made it possible to rebrand the gimp in a clean maintainable way without the need to fork could bring this dicussion to screeching halt

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

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

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

2006-09-30 Thread Alan Horkan
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006, [ISO-8859-1] Raphaël 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

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

2006-09-29 Thread Jakub Steiner
Hi list, in addition, can we change the default colors to read african-american and caucasian? thanks -- Jakub Steiner [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

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

2006-09-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 29 September 2006 09:38, Jakub Steiner wrote: Hi list, in addition, can we change the default colors to read african-american and caucasian? thanks No because not all B---k people are American. and not all Africans are B---k. To suggest either would be entirely too chauvinistic.

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

2006-09-29 Thread Alan Horkan
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Roland Hordos wrote: Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600 From: Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name Hi, While all other credible opensource

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

2006-09-29 Thread Andrew
Roland Hordos wrote: Hi, 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, please humble yourself for the sake of

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

2006-09-29 Thread Roland Hordos
: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Roland Hordos wrote: Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600 From: Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject

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

2006-09-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 29 September 2006 13:48, Roland Hordos wrote: Hi Alan, Thanks for an intelligent and articulate response. I suspected the disconnect with reality, bringing me to post to the users list first instead of the developers'. Being a software developer and contributor to other open

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

2006-09-29 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 06:54 -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. First of all, it's called GIMP, not the GIMP. Then, can

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

2006-09-29 Thread Geoffrey
Alan Horkan wrote: On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Roland Hordos wrote: Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600 From: Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name Hi, While all other credible

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

2006-09-29 Thread Geoffrey
John R. Culleton wrote: Bottom line, I thought the name Gimp a bit lame when I first heard it but now it falls trippingly from my tongue. When I hear it in the context of software, I think of GIMP, not the 'word' gimp. -- Until later, Geoffrey Those who would give up essential Liberty,

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

2006-09-29 Thread Roland Hordos
Cc: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name Hi, On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 06:54 -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

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

2006-09-29 Thread Geoffrey
Roland Hordos wrote: For most people on this planet, GIMP doesn't have any special meaning. .. Thank you, I'll correct my original comment. Change that to say: While all other credible opensource projects are gaining ground in a professional IT setting, the GIMP is being held back in the

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

2006-09-29 Thread Patrick Shanahan
* Geoffrey [EMAIL PROTECTED] [09-29-06 15:12]: Roland Hordos wrote: While all other credible opensource projects are gaining ground in a professional IT setting, the GIMP is being held back in the English speaking world because of the instant derogatory impact of the name. Gimp is a term in

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

2006-09-29 Thread bruno . vasta
Selon Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, 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, please humble

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

2006-09-29 Thread Jakub Steiner
On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 12:38 -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: can you proove your claim? Sigh. Try googling is gimp a derogatory term. If you read the sources at the first 10 hits and you still don't understand, then try the next 15000. Hi Roland, what Sven possibly meant here was for you to

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

2006-09-29 Thread Manish Singh
On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 12:38:02PM -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: can you proove your claim? Sigh. Try googling is gimp a derogatory term. If you read the sources at the first 10 hits and you still don't understand, then try the next 15000. That is not proof. Search for just plain gimp on

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

2006-09-29 Thread Eric P
Jakub Steiner wrote: On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 12:38 -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: what Sven possibly meant here was for you to prove that the name GIMP is a reason why the product isn't used in a professional IT setting, whatever that is. I have been using GIMP professionally for over 5 years

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

2006-09-29 Thread Owen
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600 Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, 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

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

2006-09-29 Thread Joshua \Angrad\ Burdick
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=gimpI personally don't care either way.Owen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600"Roland Hordos" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Hi, While all other credible opensource projects are gaining ground in a professional IT setting, the

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

2006-09-29 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 12:38 -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: While all other credible opensource projects are gaining ground in a professional IT setting, the GIMP is being held back in the English speaking world because of the instant derogatory impact of the name. Gimp is a term in common

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

2006-09-29 Thread Raphaël Quinet
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 software is used it would be a boon. Inkscape is an excellent

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

2006-09-29 Thread Roland Hordos
Neumann; gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: RE: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 12:38 -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: can you proove your claim? Sigh. Try googling is gimp a derogatory term. If you read the sources at the first 10 hits and you still

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

2006-09-29 Thread Warren Baird
Owen wrote: On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600 Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, 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

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

2006-09-29 Thread Roland Hordos
Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 12:38:02PM -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: can you proove your claim? Sigh. Try googling is gimp a derogatory term. If you read the sources at the first 10 hits and you still don't understand, then try the next

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

2006-09-29 Thread Manish Singh
On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 05:32:46PM -0600, Roland Hordos wrote: Unreal. Okay, here in Canada the google search I indicated brings up the following in order of top ranking: 1) The first is this link where someone with Cerebral Palsy is discussing the term Gimp and other derogatory terms

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

2006-09-29 Thread Steve Bibayoff
Hello, On 9/29/06, Roland Hordos [EMAIL PROTECTED] 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, Yahoo I'll withdraw my critique and be gone. :-) Steve

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

2006-09-29 Thread Alan Wolfe
FYI today i was sitting here at a semi new job (been here for a month) at a major skate shoe company, and i needed to edit an image. my options were... A) use microsoft paint B) put in a software license request and wait 2 weeks i chose option C C) install gimp from this perspective, the name

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

2006-09-29 Thread vt
Saturday 30 September 2006 01:35, Raphaël Quinet rašė: If you find a name that meets all these criteria and would probably be immediately adopted by a marketing team if GIMP were a commercial product, then keep in mind that you would still have 90% chance to have the name rejected because

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

2006-09-29 Thread Michael Schumacher
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. HTH, Michael -- GIMP http://www.gimp.org | IRC:

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

2006-09-29 Thread David Herman
On Friday 29 September 2006 11:38, Roland Hordos wrote: Sven, coincidentally while I began to read your response I received a call from an engineering user here wanting to edit a scanned document with Paint or Photoshop. I can't justify the cost of photoshop for 100 desktops and paint is

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

2006-09-29 Thread Eric P
Owen wrote: On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 06:54:48 -0600 I suspect it might just be an issue local to a country, like durex is a condom in the UK, sticky tape here Thanks for clarifying that. I've always wondered why I can't get those suckers off! ___

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

2006-09-29 Thread Chris Mohler
I recall a team we played against in HS - they named the school First Assembly of God School. You can imagine the amount of harassment they got that first year over *that* acronym on the side of the bus. The name became First Assembly of Christ School the next year... I do not believe that GIMP

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

2006-09-29 Thread Tim Jedlicka
If you can't beat 'em, join 'emHere in the USA there is a term for photographers looking at their LCD after a photo. It is known as CHIMPING - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimping All of us GIMPers should work on changing the term from CHIMPing to GIMPing - this will solve both problems. GIMPing