[Design-team] [OT] GIMP becoming too profi and thus will be excluded from Ubuntu distro

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Thu Dec 3 17:26:27 UTC 2009

On 12/03/2009 06:19 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> To be fair, Matthias has been asking for a lot of input on the
> fedora-desktop list (E.g., the recent post about default content) and
> trying to be good about announcing changes. Of course the communication
> could be better but to be fair Matthias and Jon have what I consider a
> huge workload outside of that. I think that the desktop spin doesn't
> have the same community around it that other spins have. I would like to
> see more contributors who buy into their vision for it step up and help
> out and help communicate about it as well. It's a chicken and egg
> problem - it's hard to build that community up without good
> communication, but it's hard to communicate without a community of folks
> to help out.

Is perfectly fine and even desirable to have a vision, but when that 
vision is going to be pushed as *the default*, I expect it to be 
constructed more openly, taking into account the received input and be 
shared by a large part of the community.

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