On Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:11:05 +0530, DenverD
> On 02/02/2012 10:06 AM, phanisvara das wrote:
>> hold on, i didn’t say the new GIMP had only single window; it has both.
>> you can choose, and i don’t see how this can be bad.
> GREAT!! the choice is very very good!
>> if you followed the GIMP dev. mailing list
> no (sigh) i have not…not enough hours in the day, already!
yes, it’s difficult to decide; one can’t follow everything, obviously, but
i find that following some mailing lists / forums, even if it’s as a
‘lurker’ mostly, that saves me lots of time researching problems when they
occur – because they happened to others already.
>> you’re not talking sense here.
> i see that now, thank you for the informed position!
you’re welcome, and sorry if i sounded a bit harsh in my reply. felt it
was necessary to ‘defend’ the GIMP dev’s decisions, because they have to
deal with a lot of criticism on many points, like, “…why don’t you do
this like PS,” and the whole single / multiple window issue produced a lot
of heated arguments, too.
>> and according to me, they are on the right way.
> sounds that way to me, now…also…
> as long as they don’t become clone makers, it will be good!—i love
> GIMP, it is the best thing i’ve come across since Corel Draw…better
> even since GIMP uses standard file formats while Corel Draw liked to
> ‘improve’ their file formats so you had to buy never versions (à la M$)…
thinking that i couldn’t live without photoshop kept me from switching to
linux for a long time – until i really got into GIMP, and now, even if PS
ran on linux, i would still use GIMP. there’s a few things, like it can’t
save in > 8 bit color depth yet, but that’s mostly for high resolution
printing, which i don’t do. and that’s the next thing planned, after