Re: [Gimp-developer] Request information

On May 16, 2017 9:17:10 AM GMT+02:00, C R <cajhne gmail com> wrote:

Hi Francesco - no need to be sorry. :)
Regarding your question, GIMP should be able to import and export EPS,
so it was not a concious decision to stop supporting the format or

Have a look at the commit log for the gimp-2-8 branch:


When creating and testing the 2.8.22 installer, Jernej found that the Postscript and MNG  plug-ins crash on 
32 bit Windows platforms. 

The decision was Mae to rather have no support than crashing plug-ins.

Anyone who want to change this is invited to figure out why the crashes happen - the best way to start would 
be to be on the #gimp IRC channel on European evening to learn fron Jernej how exactly the filters were 

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