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

juice Silver badge

Re: Divide and rule

> I don't buy the story that the software "weren't permitted by their institution to use it in the classroom because of the name"

All it takes is one complaint from one parent, and it'll be gone faster than a teacher heading to the pub after marking the end-of-year exams.

Schools have incredibly limited resources, even at the best of times and are incredibly sensitive to controversy. It's just not worth the hassle or risk.

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