On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 05:54:12PM +0300, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:

> > There were plans to work on a next-generation XCF resolving these
> > issues. I too see the need for a widely accepted exchange format for
> > multilayered images with a lot of additional information, but the
> > current XCF format does not meet the "good enough" criteria.
> Could TIFF 6.0 possibly be a start? Or do you imagine an XML with
> binary data inside? I'm actually interested in raising such a file
> format, but I don't know if developers themselves are interested. if
> no, there is no point to develop something that is not going to be
> supported by anyone.
> However, I started
> http://create.freedesktop.org/wiki/index.php/General_multilayered_bitmap_exchange_format
> If anyone is keen to contribute, go ahead.

Have a look at a long discussion held about two years ago on this list:



Bye, Tino.

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