[Scribus] CinePaint

PLinnell mrdocs
Tue Apr 5 20:58:55 CEST 2005

> As an end user of all three programs (scribus, cinepaint, and
> gimp), I can say that the weak link is not having all the color
> adjustments in one program. It would be very nice to achieve that
> AND have use of all the formats for specialized imagery that
> cinepaint supports in that same program. Then there is vector, but
> thats a whole other can of worms.

That is why at the suggestion of several developers we formed an 
openicc list on freedesktop.org.

Mostly it is a talk shop now on how to make a common framework for 
color management. This discussion spilled from that list.  It is 
still early days, but I *am* encouraged we will see some common specs 
and ease of use by end users. 

> I like them all, I use them all. It is just an inconvenience to
> bounce from program to program sometimes. Maybe someday we can get
> a nice unified graphics program, but until then, you all do good
> work, and I look forward to the advancements made by each.
> Thanks for hearing me,
> Matt

Well actually, there are more links in the chain, not just the 
graphical apps, but Ghostscript, Imagemagik, CUPS and gimp-print 
(becoming gutenprint) to name a few. 

That said, I think it is important to understand we on the Scribus 
team do NOT want to take sides discussing GIMP and Cinepaint, nor 
should it be a topic here... 

It should be crystal clear to all.. Our wish is to deepen our working 
relationship with all the F/OSS graphics applications to the 
exclusion of none. 

I think one of the really great things which adds to Scribus is the 
open, friendly and respectful tone on this list, IRC or wherever we 
might visible.


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