>Thanks for the nice link.
>I can't wait to do some more complex tutorials.
We hope too ;-D !
>My next major goal is to get a couple Sodipodi (plus GIMP) portfolio images
>into "the world's best-selling creative magazine": Creative Arts Magazine.
>(With credits and praise for both.) Their most recent issue was soaked with
>Adobe; both the artists and writers of the magazine were saying how great Adobe
>products are - it even had an entire DVD of Adobe trial products (Adobe
>Creative Suite)! :Z
Wow ! It's not a little job... 8-) !
>With such quality programs like Sodipodi and GIMP out there, it makes me
>frustrated that people will spend hundreds on "industry standard" software and
>totally miss these jewels of not just open source software but of software in
>Besides, donating part of the hundreds of dollars to Sodipodi and/or GIMP
>developers would be better spent, in my opinion.
Totally agree with you ! It's why I try to participate too. I try to
speak about open source in africa where people in universities, etc.
can't buy Adobe, Word...
But it's not very easy because the industry send them free product
(against open source)...
>(Since discovering Sodipodi and the GIMP, I've stopped using Adobe products
Same here !!!
>News: Unknown to the Sodipodi developers, I'm working on a manual that
>documents ALL the tools and features of Sodipodi. Twelve pages have already
>been written - and I haven't gotten to the dialogs yet.
We'll wait for your good job. I hope your contribution will help Lauris
Kaplinsky to come back to us because he seems to be sad since the
begining of inskape. He has no job and hope to make money with Sodipodi
(maybe by selling to companies and still free for users ?).
Does anybody know how to get in touch with Lauris? (I sent an e-mail to him,
but there hasn't been any reply.)
I'm trying to send him a small donation offline to thank him for Sodipodi.
(>>>I'd encourage anybody who uses and enjoys Sodipodi to do it too.<<<)
His resume shows him to be a really talented guy. It seems hard to believe that
he can't find a job. :(
Lauris is my brother and I can say the following: he works on Sodipodi
periodically. He may be away for months and then he is back and takes
care of everything that has happened since. When that will happen is
unfortunately very much unknown and there is not much anyone besides
himself can do to bring him back ;)
>Does anybody know how to get in touch with Lauris? (I sent an e-mail to him,
>but there hasn't been any reply.)
>I'm trying to send him a small donation offline to thank him for Sodipodi.
>(>>>I'd encourage anybody who uses and enjoys Sodipodi to do it too.<<<)
>His resume shows him to be a really talented guy. It seems hard to believe that
>he can't find a job. :(