Slightly OT: Photoshop tops 'most wanted' Linux app list

taharka res00vl8 at alltel.net
Fri Feb 3 05:46:58 UTC 2006


Howdy,

On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 16:32 -0800, Rickey Moore wrote:
> --- Brian Mury <brianmury at alumni.uvic.ca> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 11:29 -0500, taharka wrote:
> > > I'm disappointed to see Adobe Photoshop riding at #1. Not needed
> > when
> > > you have the gimp.
> > 
> > ...except that gimp can't do some of the stuff that photoshop can
> > do,
> > and some of that functionality is required by some of us. As a
> > photographer I use gimp and photoshop for postprocessing images. I
> > wish
> > I could use gimp exclusively, but it just doesn't fill all my needs
> > at the moment.
> 
> I could stand some eduaction if you have a moment. What does gimp
> lack? I can't make heads nor tails of one tenth of it, and it's menu
> is sorta obscure, but in my own ignarance I am impressed that it
> seems to have so much. It would be good to learn which functionality
> it needs / doesn't have. Thanks, in advance, Ric

Now, these are questions I've been waiting to see get asked ;-) Glad you
asked them :-)

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.




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