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is a fork of GIMP with a moderized user interface - and a less offensive name to encourage usage also in professional environments. It is also somewhat related to the original project (developed also by some GNOME devs) and promises to work together with upstream developers.

@glimpse

@tuxdevices @glimpse they had a chance to use a modern usable toolkit and went with fucking gtk 🤦‍♂️

@piggo

Gtk3 *is* a modern toolkit by all means, and this kind of toxicity ("fucking gtk") does not help. Thank you.

@tuxdevices if you use it on anything that isn't gnome, it feels about the same like using Windows XP apps in widows 10. It's completely out of place, different usage paradigm, looks-over-function, doesn't respect decorator theme, etc. I always cringe when an app Clearly came from gnome. You can just tell. There's no proper menu, it's all over the place crammed into the titlebar, widgets that look like taken from an iPhone...

@piggo @tuxdevices Well, don't use a GNOME app on a different desktop. It's not GNOME's fault that everything else looks like garbage with menu bars and whatnot.

@juliank @tuxdevices that goes directly against the whole open desktop idea. Ideally the GUI would look uniformly as the DE dictates, not different in every single app. I didn't like GTK2, but it was mostly ok. Now this CSD trash ruined it completely imo

@piggo @tuxdevices here's hope other desktops will eventually follow GNOME's shining example in UI design and UX.

@piggo
That is the same with Qt5 outside Qt based environments, where apps looks exactly as out of place and outdated. This is actually a broader issue, fragmentation, and "Gtk/Qt is shit" won't solve anything. Standardization of some kind may solve, or may not. Flame wars only make it worse, and for this reason I'm not interested in going further

@piggo
GTK (GIMP Tool Kit) comes from GIMP. So it's kinda the opposite.
@tuxdevices

@tuxdevices @glimpse meh, don't care for the UI. And whats this about a letter thing. Is it plan on doing more than image manipulation ?

Either way think Ill stick with GIMP. Name doesn't bother me and I like the way the side menu bars and main content area is broken apart.

@tuxdevices
Are these mockups, or actual screenshots of a working build?
@glimpse

@tuxdevices
Thanks - it's probably worth stating that, before people get hyped unnecessarily. I'm not even sure if there is an actual build yet.
@glimpse

@tuxdevices
Totally going to install this!!! Always had a hard time telling coworkers the name of GIMP!
@glimpse

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