"Joao S. O. Bueno" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Actually, 0.75 is sometimes boring, when the whole image would fit in,
> say, 90% of the screen, and it shows up zoomed out.
> regarding your specific question, it would not be nice if the GIMP
> openned an image in a zoom factor that once changed could not get
> easily reproduced. So the answer is (b).However, if you could make it
> in a way that if the next bigger zoom ratio (in the 2^(1/2) steps you
> use) would be no larger than 80% or maybe 85% of the screen it would
> be the one used.
> On the other hand, I was not around when the choice for 75% was made,
> and there may be strong motives for that.
IIRC, 75% was choosen rather arbitrarily and I agree that it would
make sense to use 85% or even 90% instead and choose the closest sane
display ratio below.
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