[sf-lug] javacat flyer app?

jim stockford jim at well.com
Mon Mar 6 11:23:32 PST 2006

    That is a terrific, easy-to-read, demystifying
> http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT6362808891.html

    In the pro graphics world, PhotoShop is and
looks to remain king, according to this article.
    As to photoshop being a platform, the meaning
for users seems to be "more plug-ins".

    I think the writer did not entirely consider the
possibilities of Open Source Software (OSS);
there may come a tipping point where forces
impel coders to push Gimp capabilities fast,
and in that case, Gimp development may be
a great deal more rapid than that for proprietary
PhotoShop...well, so says I.

On Mar 6, 2006, at 10:01 AM, Lx Rudis wrote:

>>     As to the Gimp, I didn't know that had a page-
>> layout capability (text editing, wrapping, etc).
> i guess you'd need 'scribus' for that?
> i think he's envisioning a less 'layout intensive'
> flyer...?  i rooted around a bit, found an interesting
> article about why graphics designers would want to
> stick with photoshop.  about 2/3 of the way in there
> is an interesting comment about photoshop no longer
> being an app, but being a platform..:
> http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT6362808891.html
> x

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