Programming language for GIMP fork's rewrite

Eugene Wissner belka at
Sun Sep 1 20:23:14 UTC 2019

On Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 19:51:58 UTC, Clipsey wrote:
> On Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 18:57:07 UTC, Kamran wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> People who forked GIMP, a popular open source image editor are 
>> discussing on which language to choose for their rewrite at 
>> [1] and they are considering D. Maybe some of you can help 
>> them out.
>> [1]
> Oh hey, I didn't expect this to be shared here, haha.
> Yeah we're considering D, though i'm the main advocate for it. 
> So sadly there's p big chances that Rust will be chosen over D.

I thought the most logical choice would be Vala. It may be not 
that popular outside Gnome, but there were times when it was 
almost the standard language for new Gtk/Glib projects.

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