Re: [Gimp-developer] something's starting, it is the text tool

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 1:16 PM, peter sikking <peter mmiworks net> wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2012, at 12:06, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 3:03 PM, peter sikking wrote:
>>> let's see if I can stimulate this a bit. within the UI team we
>>> are discussing about the following:
>>> ‘text never is the main purpose in GIMP work (like it is in scribus
>>> or libreOffice writer), it only plays a supporting role within
>>> a graphical work’
>> I must have died and come to hell. In graphic design it's equally
>> important to images.
> now we are getting somewhere. please elaborate a bit. and flip over to images.

Text can be the whole subject of an artwork. Or it can be the
background... Or the commentary.  Or whatever. It's a resource like
any other. Yes, you could format your text in a text editor, then try
to export it as image and then import again into gimp... but that
would be one pretty damn perverted workflow...


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