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

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Graeme Gill wrote:

> As far as I can ascertain, the logic is broken in two places,
> one when the assumption is made that any file has to
> be automatically promoted to a superset format and
> therefore can't be save back to the file format that
> it was opened from without some sort of data loss because of
> that superset having the mere capability of holding information
> the format can't handle

Focusing on creating original art and complex editing that requires
saving to XCF has been on our agenda since at least 2006, when the
product vision was conceived.

> and the other being that when lossily
> compressed images are opened, the lost bits have to be replaced with
> invented zero's and thereafter these plucked-out-of-the-air bits are
> simply assumed to be of absolute critical value to the user, in spite of
> any indication that they are content with that level of
> compression vs. file-size.

I haven't got a foggiest idea about what you were trying to say with
that. English, please.

Alexandre Prokoudine

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