[scribus] using Gimp to resize photographs is very poor design

Jeffrey Silverman jeffrey.d.silverman at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 17:09:35 CET 2010

I didn't say GIMP would make the image look terrible, I said,
"*resizing* in GIMP" will. The resizing part is the key, not the GIMP

But I get the point about confusion.



On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 11:03 AM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
> hi jeffrey,
>> >> You can and should resize images in Scribus. i.e. Scribus does
>> >> provide that feature. Shrinking it in the GIMP will make it look
>> >> terrible[1], so don' t do that.
>> Well, *I* know that, but it is easier to say "don't resize" because
>> clearly th OP does not know that. No sense in creating additional
>> confusion all at once; I prefer to layer the confusion on slowly.
> well, telling the user that gimp will make the picture look terrible is imo not really a way to avoid confusion...
> in the future, people googling for "scribus gimp" have now some chances to get their answer from this post...
> but, yes, you're right: scribus *can* resize the image in the way you described!
> ciao
> a.l.e
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