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Re: Debian 10 please update gimp to 2.10....




On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 09:48:22AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Geert Stappers, le mar. 12 juin 2018 09:41:53 +0200, a ecrit:
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 08:36:38AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > DutchGigalo, le lun. 11 juin 2018 23:16:21 -0700, a ecrit:
> > > > Debian 10 (buster) please update gimp to 2.10....   
> > > 
> > > gimp 2.10 is in unstable already, please be patient.
> > 
> > Information at https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gimp
> > says there is more needed then just being patient.
> 
> It says that users wanting it should be patient for the developers to
> have a look at the issues.

Thing I'm aiming for is that users[1] do more then being patient.

Example given
|
| Hello Developers,
|
| GIMP, the GNU image manupilation program,
| has released version 2.10 several weeks ago.
|
| However, it is not yet in Debian.
| What could I do to make it possible?
|
| Yours sincerely
| Joe Random
| Who is fairly new to libre software
|


Hi Joe,

Thank you for expressing your interest in
this amazing eco-system called "Debian".

How make it possible?

As in life:  Be there, find what you care about.  And care about it.


Stuff to read

* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robustness_principle
* http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html
* http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
* https://www.debian.org/intro/help


And turn thoughts into actions.



Regards
Geert Stappers

[1] Those who feel insulted for being a drug addict, are free to do so.
-- 
Where did we agree that somebody else should do it?