December 4, 2000

Free Photoshop for the people

Author: JT Smith

Salon profiles Berkeley's eXperimental Computing Club, the organization responsible for the GTK toolkit, the GIMP, a few of the early Web browsers, and the possibility that it may have put itself out of business: "By helping to create software that made the virtual world rich and robust, it may have paved the way for its own real-world demise. The Internet now facilitates a vastly larger community of cooperating programmers than any single club can provide." Slashdot readers discuss the article.

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