Re: [Gimp-developer] Save/export, option to go back to old behaviour

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 01:54:10PM +0200, Alberto Mardegan wrote:
> No, they aren't: I'm not proposing to remove or change the current
> behaviour. I'm proposing to add a configuration option (I don't care how
> hard it is to find) to re-enable the old behaviour.

I also find the change frustrating for my workflow. I don't mind learning
the export-instead-of-save command, but it's bad UI to always confirm on
exit even after a file is saved -- and, for many actual real world user
workflows, exported *is* saved for every practical purpose.

I understand that having a lot of options in a user interface is generally
frowned upon, but this isn't a UI choice -- it's a workflow choice. This is
explained in more detail at

> I really hope we can solve this upstream; otherwise I'll have to create
> a variant of GIMP and publish it into an Ubuntu PPA, which will be
> rather sad because it will be a feature accessible only by those using
> Ubuntu (I certainly don't have the energy to create a proper fork and
> maintain it).

It seems likely to be popular, and I think since the core developers here
are pretty much set against the idea, it's probably more constructive than

Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <>

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