Re: [Gimp-developer] Bring back normal handling of other file formats

On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 01:13:29 +0400, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Robert Krawitz wrote:
>> If they don't, their bad fortune.  Making a common operation less
>> convenient for everyone because some user may not realize what's going
>> on -- and no way to turn off the inconvenience -- is unnecessarily
>> paternalistic, IMHO.
> Well, if you don't read warnings in this very list about
>, it's your bad fortune
> :)
> It's been mentioned a thousand times that it's not just about making
> mistakes while saving, that there's also such a thing as creating
> complex images from scratch being the focus.

And that's fine, but surely experienced users will know this before

The real use case that I see is quick editing of a JPEG or PNG file.
Something I suspect a lot of even hard core professional users do from
time to time.
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