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Re: Nightly attempts of live image creation



On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 15:57 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 14:18 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> >> Nils Philippsen wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 10:25 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> >>>> Hate to bring this, but Gimp is not a GNOME project.
> >>> http://www.gnome.org/projects/ seems to suggest the opposite... ;-)
> >> Well, that is a list of "GNOME-related projects".
> >> OTOH, no mention of GNOME here: http://gimp.org/about/introduction.html
> > 
> > I guess this comes from GIMP pre-dating GNOME by some time and boils
> > down to the question of what makes something a "GNOME project" -- it
> > uses GNOME infrastructure FWIW.
> > 
> > In the short time I spent on it I've not found a list of components that
> > are officially considered "GNOME" when put together, though.
> 
> I know is pointless to continue with this, but I can't stop myself 
> (found a better link): http://www.gimp.org/docs/userfaq.html#Gnome

Point taken ;-). I seem to remember though that once upon a time GIMP
was listed as part of GNOME (when a new GNOME version was announced, by
the GNOME people -- maybe there's a different POV on this from both
projects...).

> Is true that GIMP uses a lot of GNOME resources, but it still retains 
> its independence, this is why is not likely to expect them to have 
> synchronized  library dependencies (like WebKit) or release dates.

Agreed.

Nils
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