Re: [Gimp-developer] Re : Feedback from an ordinary user

* Cristian Secară <liste secarica ro> [11-24-12 16:08]:
> În data de Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:32:55 +0200, Alexia Death a scris:
> > [...] Save is "safe" and always keeps everthing you can see in GIMP
> > UI - you can continue editing from it. Export is always destructive.
> > No other format than XCF supports all gimp features.
> Just curious: assuming I open an existing .png file, either do nothing
> or just crop to some smaller dimension, then export it again as .png
> file format. What is destructive in this case from the file type
> perspective ? (your statement about export being *always* destructive)
> Should I understand that in the exported version GIMP will alter
> somehow the original .png file structure so that it becomes
> "destructive" ?

Certainly, the file-save operation *usually* uses the same file-name in
which case you have lost your original and it is un-recoverable.
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