Re: [Gimp-developer] present xcf as what it is, a gimp project file format

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 3:46 AM, Marco Ciampa wrote:

>> Or you get the computer to do the hard work, and indicate what
>> of the current image state would get dropped if forced to saved
>> to that format.
> Peter: am I wrong if I say that, with the newer versions of GIMP, due to
> the final integration with GEGL, saving png to png or jpg to jpg has
> even less sense, since GIMP inerently import into an internal
> rappresentation that is no more constituited by 8 bit planes like
> tiff/png/jpg images but 16 or even 32 bit float?

Yeah, GIMP should start telling people about lossy saving again, but
this time it should add "And by the way, you are going to lose
precision, idiot" :) 'Coz we are designing idiotproof software round
here ;)

Alexandre Prokoudine

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