Entries published on June 8, 2006
Installing the GIMP
Anil Dash has written up some complaints about installing the GIMP on Windows.
Special care should be used while reading that, because he does go through several very valid points:
- The GIMP should bundle the GTK libraries it requires, and install them if they’re not present.
- The process of choosing a mirror from which to download a package, while extremely common for software which doesn’t come from companies with multi-billion-dollar market caps, could easily be hidden away by an automated system.
- The GIMP installer screen are hideous to look at and badly designed.
But his ...