New logo guidelines and web design elements posted

Máirín Duffy duffy at
Sun May 28 19:12:56 UTC 2006

Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:
>>>> - For Windows it is not one simple download, run setup, and you're 
>>>> good. You also have to install the GTK+ runtime environment *first*, 
>>>> which just by its name is pretty intimidating for non-technical 
>>>> users. In fact, it might be intimidating enough to be off-putting.
>>> I hate to disagree with you, there are GIMP packages which include 
>>> GTK and install it before The GIMP as such is installed, much like 
>>> GAIM packages which include the GTK runtime or not, and you download 
>>> accordingly.
>> Can you provide a link?
> Two .exe to run is easy enough:

Yep, as I mentioned earlier, the GTK+2 runtime & actual GIMP installer. I'm not 
saying it's rocket science, but it is complicated by involving two separate 
packages *plus* all of the jargon written on the page. It *could* be easier.

> I recently introduced GIMP on Windows to a complete microserf (does not 
> know anything beside Visual Studio and is a newbie in using graphic 
> software) who had no problem installing and learning it (with some 
> lessons from, she even managed to 
> produce a decent looking website with GIMP made graphics.

Again though, a technical user leading a more non-technical user....


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