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Old 2008-06-14, 07:43   Link #36
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Originally Posted by Solace View Post
I suppose this could have been a nice thread for fielding questions about GIMP features versus Photoshop features but instead it's been derailed about piracy comments that weren't even the topic of the original post.
Well, since price is one of the key competitive advantages of the GIMP over Photoshop, and since widespread piracy of Photoshop renders this advantage moot, I'd argue that this is relevant to the discussion.

As for comparing features between the programs, a quick Google search brings up dozens of articles: This one is quite informative.

My reply was mostly in reaction to the rather ignorant suggestion that free software is per se inferior to proprietary products, and that the widespread use of Photoshop represented an active choice by users after careful comparison. The first of these is definitely false, and I suspect the second is false as well.
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