GIMP *final* release for Gutsy?

Michael Maurizi hollaburoo at
Tue Nov 13 17:22:10 UTC 2007

On Nov 13, 2007 2:06 AM, randall <randall at> wrote:

> we all know that version numbers don't matter and especially in the OSS
> world where there is no commercial reason to bump to a .0 number just to
> make it look stable, and for myself i could not care less wich version
> it has as long as it works. (there are numerous times i had bugs and
> crashes in so called "stable releases")
> but then again, everybody on this mailing list is not the target
> audience for "bug #1" and if Ubuntu is aiming for allround usage by the
> masses, some things can be learned from the competitors by spending some
> more time on presentation of the product.
> the whole purpose of Ubuntu is to bring a polished and shining desktop
> experience for the non-techie end user who cares more about pretty
> colours then the underlying processes, otherwise they might as well run
> Debian.
> i must say that Ubuntu has come a long way in achieving this, but the
> "Release Conadidate" definetely shows that improves still need to be
> made, the appearance of a splash screen is not something to be judged by
> a developer but by the Canonical art commision.

How about including changes to the version string and so on the next
time theres a security update for GIMP?

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