GIMP 2.4 - better ui usability

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at
Sat Oct 23 15:40:19 UTC 2010

23.10.2010, 18:38, "Tomek CEDRO" <tomek.cedro at>:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at> wrote:
>>>  Maybe someone has similar feeling, so I thought maybe
>>>  its not that bad idea to create GIMP 2.4 port that keep all of the
>>>  nice features destroyed by a new design team in GIMP 2.6?
>>  Haven't you tried to take in contact with GIMP developers?
> Unfortunately yes [1], a new group of shitheads with "better sense of
> taste" got into project and they know better than users what is more
> comfortable. There are dozens of requests on bugzilla [2] to bring the
> menu back to the toolbox, even separate project dedicated to make this
> menu visible again in the toolbar [3]. All this is rejected, even no
> option to make it work is being left. The old work and good habits are
> destroyed with no alternative. The only arguments of Martin Nordholts
> that I had talked with is that I "have no taste" because he knows no
> "another program that has two main menus" (*) and so "There is no
> arguing this, we won't add the menu back. Period.". I don't understand
> why they don't want to leave this menu in toolbox as user choice
> option. I only hope this kind of stuff never happens on FreeBSD
> project.

Probably port of gimp-classic (or option in GIMP port to add this patch) would
be better solution than using outdated version. UI is not the only component of
GIMP being changed by developers


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