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

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 8:23 PM, Robert Krawitz wrote:

>> XCF is always the internal state of the document. Images get imported
>> into an internal XCF, not opened and manipulated directly.
> Yes, I know.  But the *option* isn't fundamental.
> When you're driving a car, it's not a fundamental difference whether the
> powertrain is gasoline, diesel, steam, electric, hybrid, warp drive
> (well, maybe...).

Your analogy is, frankly, weak. And hence the rest of it doesn't really apply.

What you are saying, basically, is that users should not care how
things work inside GIMP, and GIMP should not dictate the users how to

The thing is, we do not dictate users how to work, and neither does
GIMP. We just make an editor for a particular workflow. Whether users,
who rely on a different workflow, adopt it or not, is entirely up to

I suggest you fork it to make it the way you want it to work. It's GPL.

Alexandre Prokoudine

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