Re: [Gimp-docs] Frustration

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:29:16AM -0300, Joao S. O. Bueno wrote:
> On 22 August 2012 09:53, Chris Violetti <cvioletti gmail com> wrote:
> > I decided to teach myself how to use GIMP. I downloaded 2.8 and started with
> > the first beginner tutorial, GIMPLite Quickies, on This tutorial
> > is so out of date it is unusable.  "After completeing the click and drag
> > motion, a little "Crop & Resize Information Dialog" (shown above also) pops
> > up". Ummm, no. It doesn't. Nor could I find this dialog searching through
> > the numerous menus.
> >
> > The copyright notice at the top of the GIMPLite Quickies tutorial webpage
> > ( says 2004. Is it really EIGHT
> > years old? For God's sake update your tutorials or remove them from the site
> > so people don't waste their time.
> >
> > Heading to google to search for up-to-date tutorials.
> Please, bear in mind this is a voluntary project - so while the object
> information
> you had as feedback is valuable, meaning "the tutorial on is
> so old as to
> be unusable" is valuable, the way you write it will only resent people
> and hardly
> make someone go after learning all the steps needed to update that
> part of the page,
> and re-write it.
> That said, you  are even welcome to help writing new up to date tutorials -
> Regards,

I think that the best is to always report the GIMP version the tutorial refers to.
If I want, for example, know how to do "something" with GIMP version 2.4
it could be useful even today...


Marco Ciampa

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