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Adobe Illustrator

On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 10:40, Jerry Feldman wrote:

> I am converting a friend from Windows to Linux, and the only application
> that might cause a problem is Adobe Illustrator. I am reasonably certain
> that it will not run under WINE. The lady does not use Illustrator for
> professional publication, but uses it mainly for drawing. What I would
> like to know if there are some decent programs on Linux that she might
> be comfortable to use. I know that The Gimp is an excellent drawing
> program, but I don't know how to compare that with Illustrator in terms
> where I would be comfortable. 

Three that come to mind offhand are Sketch, Sodipodi, and Inkscape. 
If I recall correctly, Inkscape is a fork of Sodipodi, and is 
focused mostly on working with SVG. 

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