Discussion: GIMP in the default seed

Jackson Doak noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 28 22:35:59 UTC 2015


I'd prefer we dropped gimp, it's a bit too big and complex for the default
install. maybe a lighter editor would be nice though.

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:29 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>
wrote:

> Since we are discussing about other choices in the default seed already,
> it feels like the perfect time to bring yet another discussion to the table:
>
> Do we want to keep shipping GIMP?
>
> For some background, the team has discussed the issue [1] and gone through
> various simpler alternatives [2] for GIMP a few times* in the past, but no
> suitable candidate was found.
>
> Do we think there is a suitable, light and easy-to-use alternative for
> GIMP now? Should we simply drop GIMP altogether and not replace it?
>
> Discuss.
>
> Cheers,
> Pasi
>
> [1] https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xubuntu-devel/2011-July/007864.html
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Oneiric/
> DefaultImageEditor
> * Most of this isn't archived in an easy-to-access way
>
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