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GIMP open source image editor forked to fix 'problematic' name

mark l 2 Silver badge

I don't buy that changing the name would have caused confusion with people who used the software. Companies re-brand stuff all the time and it often increases uptake. And off the top of my head I can thing of two open source projects that renamed, Firebird to Firefox, XBMC to Kodi and it doesn't seen to have harmed them.

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