Brush spacing / rotate / scale

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at
Thu Nov 15 18:52:08 CET 2007

Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 November 2007, Valerie VK wrote:
>> Basically, we'd be talking about different usages of the path tool
>> then. It's the difference between moving a piece of string on paper
>> (you can keep moving it, but there's only one line), and using a
>> curved ruler to help you draw lines on the paper (you can move the
>> ruler as much as you want, and draw as many lines as you want, but
>> short of undoing everything you can't modify previously drawn lines).
>> It's true that many Gimp users seem to use the path tool primarily for
>> the second purpose, along with its benefits and drawbacks.
> So -- do I understand correctly that having both things would be a Good Thing 
> to have? It should be relatively simple to allow for the 
> shape-is-a-ruler-stroke-edit-stroke usecase using the existing vector 
> framework.

[By now I have probably made this clear in other e-mails, but] yes :-).

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