Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Fri Sep 16 16:49:16 CEST 2005

On Fri, 16 Sep 2005, Bart Coppens wrote:

> On Friday 16 September 2005 16:42, Adrian Page wrote:
> > Is it worth considering replacing ImageMagick with the forked
> > GraphicsMagick (http://www.graphicsmagick.org/)? Part of their 'mission
> > statement' is to provide a stable API, unlike ImageMagick. Quoting from
> > their FAQ:
> Oh that sounds like it would be a blessing (especially because psn says it
> doesn't compile anymore now). Unfortunately, distros need to ship it, and
> apparently at least debian stable doesn't have it :-/

I don't know any distribution that actually ships graphicsmagick, which is
one reason why I didn't try to switch to it already. The other reason is
that there's not much development -- not even bugfixing or feature improvement,
and finally, I always thought that one day we would leave *Magick completely
behind us.


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