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We have released a new blog post about project going on hiatus:

We would like to thank everyone that supported us over the last couple of years.

By our estimations, it's the second anniversary of the project being founded.

Unfortunately we didn't *quite* make it to the end of our second year, but we did last a lot longer than most people expected us to in July/August 2019! 🙂

Thanks again to our users, supporters, and contributors. Without your help, our fork would not have been possible.

For those concerned about such things, I have now opted the Glimpse project website out of Google FLoC:

The project is on hiatus, but I do periodically check in to verify that the website is still up. 👍

We have had another FAQ: "How do I migrate my configuration to the GNU I.M.P?"

On Windows, your configuration directory is in "%appData%\Glimpse"

For Linux, we laid out all the locations in a table on this wiki page:

For those who asked if @glimpse could be a plug-in, we have looked into it! Sadly, it's not feasible.

Modified translation files have to be updated & rebuilt for each new 2.10.x release. Humans also have to decide when "gimp" should be "Glimpse" or "GNU I.M.P".

In addition, we would have to maintain separate plug-ins for Linux, macOS & Windows, because the GNU I.M.P is packaged & distributed differently on each platform.

We would still like to thank you all for the suggestions though

We have released a new blog post about project going on hiatus:

We would like to thank everyone that supported us over the last couple of years.

If you people don't know, recently Bobby Moss was forced to leave the Glimpse project due to his employer. This means I have to take over handling the fork.

As of current I don't have time to maintain it, but I plan to get 0.2.2 released during my easter break. Which will be the last version of fork-glimpse before it goes maintinence/hotfix-only.

Glimpse NX is now the main focus of the rest of the contributors, which I have minimal involvement in, in terms of coding. So I hope you will support their work going forward.

Hello everyone! As you have noticed, we are running late on the 0.2.2 release.

There are packaging issues on Windows, the Snap Store and our automated AppImage. We are working hard to resolve them so we can start our two weeks of beta testing as soon as possible.

Happy holidays to all of our users, contributors and followers that celebrate them!

2020 was a big year for , and with your support we look forward to continuing the good work in 2021.

And by "GIMP Studio Paint", we in fact mean "GIMP Paint Studio" 🤦‍♂️

We are clearly far too excited about this!

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Did you know works with a plugin called "GIMP Studio Paint" that expands the range of brushes, patterns and palettes?

We now have a wiki page with instructions here:

Would you like to help us create an end user wiki?

Someone that's also rolling out to 200 school computers has started hosting one for us, and they need your help!

Get started here:

When it comes to progress on NX, there are exciting things happening already!

Check out our design repository here:

@brainblasted has also been doing some excellent work with gtk4-rs in preparation for us to port GEGL and BABL to that framework:

Check out our latest blog post, "A Year In Summary"

This month we are taking a look back at everything we have achieved since we released 0.1.0.

That means a blow-by-blow account of which objectives we have achieved, how we have spent donated cash, and the latest download figures.

We also lay out our goals for 2021, and our plans for what happens beyond that.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us. Without you, this project would not have been possible.

We would like to thank everyone for their responses and feedback!

Our conclusions:
* Github is deeply unpopular
* We need to better communicate that we did try the self-hosting route
* Support for the Codeberg idea drops when we clarify we can't support issues/pull requests too

In the short term we hope that enabling people to submit bug fixes and feature requests by email instead of requiring a Github account will be helpful to our community and viewed as a step in the right direction. 🙂

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Based on a great suggestion we had from our community (thank you @jhaye!), we are now experimenting with the possibility of accepting bug reports and feature requests via email.

You can find the necessary details on the "Contribute" page:

Did you know we have an FAQ answer for why we use GitHub? You can read it here:

In recognition of the fact some have moral objections to using GitHub, we are thinking of possibly mirroring (but not migrating) our project on Codeberg. What do you think?

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