But while Acorn might be able to replace some or all of the features that you personally use Photoshop for, it is not a design goal of Acorn to compete with or replace Photoshop. Acorn has its own path to take, and that is what it will be doing.
This is the kind of stand against criticism that you simply have to admire. A small developer brave enough to say to those misinformed few that you are looking in the wrong place if you're looking for something other than what I have to offer. If you want something exactly like Photoshop you're in luck, Photoshop is available!
(via John Gruber)