Re: [Gegl-developer] [Gimp-developer] [Gimp-user] Discontinuation of mailing lists and moving to Discourse

On Mon, Oct 17, 2022 at 10:00:24PM +0200, Jehan Pagès via gimp-developer-list wrote:

On Mon, Oct 17, 2022 at 9:48 PM Rick Strong <rnstrong primus ca> wrote:

So if I want to ask a question about using GIMP, or respond to a question,
how do I do it?

Well basically same as you always did, except that now it will be on one of
the Discourse instances, such as the one or the GNOME one. Instead
of being subscribed to a mailing list, it's on Discourse (which is
basically a modern-time forum, as I see it), on which you'd have a
login/account. :-)


As a linux user, this feels like a retrograde step (there are ways
of running mailing lists without python2, such as sympa, although
they tend to work sub-optimally).  But it is outside my, and your,
control so thanks for the forewarning.

I guess that if I have any questions in the future I'll use in the hope that I might get indications of
how to do something (I'm logged in there on one of my machines, I
get mails every week or so with topics since I last visited - most
of which seem to be about non-interesting *to me* software).

This might be my last post here, so I'll say thanks to the people
who have helped me on -user over the years, and to the devs who have
made 2.10 what it is - yes, I'd like to use 2.99 but I also want
script-fu and g'mic plugins so I guess I'll be staying on 2.10 for a

Greater love hath no woman for the premiership than to lay down the
life of her bosom friend in an attempt to save her own skin.
                                     -- Andrew Rawnsley

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