default applications for natty
xubuntu-devel at beardygnome.co.uk
Tue Jan 25 18:54:03 UTC 2011
Doesn't shotwell only make the changes to its own version of a photo, rather
than the original (like Picasa)? I'm not sure that shotwell and gimp are
comparable apps - shotwell is a photo organiser, whereas gimp is an image
manipulation tool. IMO, if we're going to replace gimp, it should be a for
a more like-for-like tool.
On 25 January 2011 13:13, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Glenn de Groot <
> glenn_de_groot at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I also think we need to get rid of gimp like ubuntu did.
>> We will probably get a large number of people going with xubuntu instead
>> of ubuntu on april. (Unity...)
>> Gimp is just too advanced, we could use rgbpaint, maybe mtpaint or
> I would be in favor of a switch to Shotwell in place of Gimp, too. People
> who want to use Gimp could easily install it, but I think Shotwell would
> provide a slightly better out-of-the-box experience for regular desktop
> users. It does a good job of managing photos, and provides for basic image
> editing (e.g., rotate, crop, remove redeye, etc.) It would have an added
> side-benefit of taking up less space on-disk, too.
> I did briefly review the strategy document before posting this & I didn't
> find any text that seemed to strongly direct us here. I think making this
> change would be worth considering, though.
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