OSNews: Inkscape--A Union of Contributions Makes a Difference
Jun 03, 2004, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bryce Harrington)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"I had to reread Bulia's email three times. It was one of those
nigh-mythical events that you read happens in Open Source projects,
but never see in person. Yet, amazingly, here it was, and I knew
Fred's patch would instantly double Inkscape's utility.
"Inkscape is a program for viewing, making, and editing
two-dimensional vector drawings. This is different from 'raster'
drawing, as in MS Paint, Photoshop, or The GIMP. In those tools
you're essentially just 'painting' destructively on a canvas. By
'vector' drawing I mean that when you create a shape like a
rectangle, it retains its identity..."