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Ye old “GIMP vs. Photoshop” revisited March 29, 2011

Posted by oktyabr in consumer, GIMP, graphics, it's debatable!, open source, opinions, personal, software.
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My original post GIMP vs. Photoshop is still one of the posts that I get the most comments on, even though I wrote it over a year ago!  Not all of the comments get published though 😉 

This one did because after the name calling was done the writer actually had a point, sort of, so I thought maybe I’d revisit the topic…  What follows is the comment and my reply:

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GIMP vs. Photoshop! January 5, 2010

Posted by oktyabr in consumer, GIMP, graphics, open source, opinions, personal, software.
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The GIMP vs. Photoshop

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On any other forum those words would be considered trolling to start a flame war and the about.com post titled “GIMP: Like it or Lump it?” had some pretty strong opinions in the comments section and mine, which follows below, was one of them 😉  Some of the following might seem a bit out of context as I was referring to what others had said before me but I think you will get the gist of it:

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Happy New Years! January 4, 2010

Posted by oktyabr in GIMP, New Years Resolution, open source, personal, software.
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2010 is finally here!  I remember being a teenager in high school and doing mental calculations of how old I would be at certain points in time; 2010 was one of them!  Man, it seemed so far away at the time too…

personal-1.jpg Anyway, this year my “New Year’s Resolution” is to give something back to the software developers that I have been taking for granted for so long (anyone remember installing debian from a stack of floppy discs?!?!)

My resolution, specifically, is to make a small donation each month to a free/open source software project or service, and of course to blog about it here!  I haven’t thought it out much and I kind of like the idea of picking one each month on the fly, so to speak, but my list will definitely include at least the following:
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Windows Seven beta 1 and GIMP! January 21, 2009

Posted by oktyabr in Flock, GIMP, Seven beta, software, Windows.
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After there was so many problems for so many people getting GIMP for Windows to run under Vista (in fact it is still one of my most visited posts!) I wanted to tackle that one with “Seven” right off the bat…



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