Re: why not replace individual programs?
On 13-Jun-00, 18:14 (CDT), Chris Pimlott <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> > FWIW, everything that you can do with xv can be done with some
> > combination of the GIMP and xzgv packages in woody.
> > The only advantage to xv is that the visual schnauzer is probably more
> > fun to use than the GIMP's file selector, which (in 1.1.22) only shows
> > one preview at a time (xzgv has a nice visual selector, but it has
> > virtually no image editing capability).
> I beg to differ with you. xv is a small and quick graphics
> viewer. The Gimp is a full fletched graphics editing package. As such,
> it is not so spritely to load and, having many many more features than xv,
> quite as simple to use as xv _for the purposes of graphics viewing_.
I beg to differ with you. xv is a bastard combination of viewer and
editor, and not terribly good at either. That's why Chris included xzgv.
Let's try this: everything that you can do with xv you can do with
either gqview or GIMP.