The Xara graphics app is one of the better-kept secrets of the Windows (TM) world. It is a heavyweight professional vector+bitmap tool without the heavyweight professional finance of Adobe or Corel - and it's coming to Linux.
The open source port, Xara LX, has reached 0.2. Check it out, download it, contribute to it, at:
P.S. Know any Mac developers too?
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