I am tuning and optimizing https://ctx.graphics/ for performance, and as things get faster what was noise in initial benchmarks start mattering. Things like branch order/hints, data types for variables and unaligned vs aligned fetches from data structures.
Asking for financial help
Hey folks, it feels a bit rude to ask again, but I’m still struggling to find work right now and don’t have much money left. I don’t have enough to pay rent or bills right now. If you can spare it, I would really appreciate if you could help me out.
Color managed 32bit float, RGB and CMYK filled bezier paths has landed in GEGL, not used by GIMP yet, but it provides fidelity that can be important for future features like vector layers.
In other words: GitHub, stop laundering copyright. If you trained Copilot on GPL code, you are obliged to release that derived product as GPL. If you trained it on MPL code, you are in violation of that license.
Incremental improvements to the adaptive vertical-supersampling rasterizer of https://ctx.graphics/ . Ctx is now faster than cairo for all RGBA8 source-over-normal cases \o/ - solid colors practically tied ... linear gradients sources are 7.5x times faster!
LGM 2021 - ctx - vectors on the wire by Øyvind Kolås https://conf.tube/videos/watch/d92e1700-d49a-4a33-9f54-7ea32633aa0b
Wikipedia is swimming in money–why is it begging people to donate? - https://www.dailydot.com/debug/wikipedia-endownemnt-fundraising/
English as a second language is important for understanding, Important enough that perhaps it should be part of school in native-english speaking countries? It seems like this shortcoming is more common with higher socio-economic status/education.
This is a personal favourite: It's so timeless, the fruit & veg guy in his socks & hoodie, it could be today! But it's actually 112 years ago. Taken in a souk in the Tunis medina, Tunisia, this autochrome by Gervais-Courtellemont is original colour from 1909. It's not colourised.
#GIMP 2.99.6 is out ! And a cool Wilber & co. comics strip by Aryeom under CC by-sa license, as usual ! 🙂
« GIMP 2.99.6 is out with new/experimental features. Highlights: off-canvas guides, pinch zoom on touchpads, improved Paint Select tool (unstable), and more. Flatpak and Win installer available, no news on macOS builds yet (we encourage contributions!) »
Reinventing the Wheel https://hackaday.com/2021/05/08/reinventing-the-wheel/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1391030744097730564
@JordiGH also, if the spooks use the software in something clandestine/classified, how would the license holder even know?
See our program in progress....
Full stack researcher. Former fine art student lost in study of code as both medium and catalyst for new tools and techniques. http://pippin.gimp.org/
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