|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout - NYLXS] [Gimp-user] Violation of GNOME Code of
|I am sick of lunatics calling the shots
It is time for a revolt against insanity.
I am a GIMP and have been one for my hwole life and find the use of the
term GIMP to be uplifting and to give all us GIMPS the utmost honor to
be associated with such an esteamed project.
Furthermore, the Code of Conduct is BS and should be removed from the
On Tue, May 25, 2021 at 11:26:41PM +0300, Cristian Secară wrote:
> În data de Tue, 25 May 2021 11:19:43 -0700, Michael Richards via gimp-user-list a scris:
> > I formally request that the GIMP name be changed on the basis that it
> > violates the GNOME Code of Conduct.
> > I make this request, not to cause trouble but to stand up against
> > unintentional - but no less harmful - discrimination.
> > [...]
> In what language stands the name as discrimination ? In my language (Romanian) the word "gimp" has no meaning whatsoever. The only possible association is with the GNU Image Manipulation Program – and this only for those who work with it or at least ever heard about it.
> I wonder if in Italian or French or German etc. languages this word has any meaning except for the GIMP program.
> Cristian Secară
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