Re: [Gimp-user] Why I went back from GIMP 2.8 to 2.6.x

On 06/30/2012 07:30 PM, Oon-Ee Ng wrote:

authors which have specifically signed up for this list to rant
(since they obviously did not read the previous complaints).

I resemble that remark:  I joined up to rant about the single window
"innovation."  I did rant.  But only once.  Opinion vehemently
registered, end of story.

And yes, I understand that the single window configuration can be
turned off easily.  About as easily as control-s and control-alt-s
can be mapped to "export as" instead of "save as .xcf" if memory
serves... there's even a GUI interface for remapping key bindings.
I personally LOVE the fact that the GIMP can be so extensively

I stayed on the list and still post for several reasons:

1)  To watch progress toward the big new release.

2)  After the event, to follow current reports that will indicate
when it is "safe" to upgrade in an occasionally intensive production
environment with some high priority deadlines.

3)  Because from time to time somebody asks a question I can answer,
and that's my kind of fun.  Not to mention learning from other
people's answers, and maybe asking a few questions myself.

4)  And for posts like this:

On 06/30/2012 07:47 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
It's a doacracy :)

I used to do a lot of technical and engineering work and I really
miss the twistid humor, pointed barbs and all.  Normal people, so
called, just don't get it.  Again, my kind of fun.



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