Minimum set of primitives?

Fri, 20 Mar 1998 10:56:21 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 20 Mar 1998, Paul Prescod wrote:
> I don't know about the GIMP, but EMACS and Linux were *not* made in this
> environment. Linux was started by *one man* who kept control over
> everything (essentially) and started the project using a (relatively)
> coherent existing design. Emacs is more or less the same. 

This is also true of the GIMP -- except it was two men instead of one.
Both of them have now left the project; it stagnated for a few months,
but now Quartic has pretty much taken over.