Updating the vision
t_w_ at freenet.de
Sun Aug 13 19:23:02 UTC 2017
On 12.08.2017 11:24, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> "Free Software" vs "a free and open source program" -- the reason I put program
> in here is that to be precise: we're not making software that can be used from other
> application, but an application itself.
That was meant to be "Free Software" in the FSF sense, capitalized, to
avoid having to say "free and open source" and to point to the 4
freedoms instead of the vague openness. Writing out "Free Software
application" would be fine, but of course I don't even know if you want
to take such a position. Due to the problematic terminology, it would be
lost on some readers, anyway.
> Krita is a free and open source cross-platform application that offers an
> end-to-end solution for creating digital art from scratch. Krita is optimized
> for or frequent, prolonged and focused use.
Minus the "or" after "for", but I guess you saw that after sending
> For whom:
> Explicitly supported fields are illustrations, concept art, matte painting,
> textures, comics and animations.
> What is the value:
> Working together with artist, Krita is an application that supports
> their actual needs and workflow.
> I'm wondering, given all the work we're doing on psd integration and
> svg integration: should we mention interoperability and open standards
> here? Something like:
> What is the value:
> Developed together with artists, Krita is an application that supports
> their actual needs and workflow. Krita supports open standards and
> interoperates with other applications.
If "application" appears in the first sentence, it has no need to appear
here again. I think it should be plural – workflows. One "Krita" could
be replaced with "it" and the second "supports" could be "implements".
Developed together with artists, Krita supports their actual needs and
workflows. It implements open standards and interoperates with other
Hmm, maybe, _if_ it's mainly about file im- and export, it should say so?
thorwil's design for free software:
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