Scripsit "Øyvind Kolås" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> On 8/29/06, Henning Makholm <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>> Or rather, we who need indexed imaged would have to fork Gimp from the
>> last sane version.

> I wonder which version of GIMP that is, my version of GIMP is already
> crippled when it comes to supporting indexed images. I'm not allowed
> to create new images in indexed mode,

A minor nuisance, easily worked around. Equally easy coded around in a

> I cannot set the opacity for a layer,

A major nuisance.

> I cannot use the smudge or blur|sharpen tool, gaussian blur doesn't
> work neither does unsharp mask, layer masks seems to work but get
> their alpha thresholded.

Neither of which are something one usually needs in a situation where
one wants to stick to a colormap while editing.

> To do any real work on an indexed image I already have to go by RGB.

Your idea of "real work" is obviously very different from mine.
I do lots of real work on indexed images.

> Duplicating this behavior in GEGL would not be appropriate in my
> opinion,

I don't really care whether it is duplicated in GEGL or outside it, as
long as the net effect of "don't let my editing result in pixel colors
outside this small predeterined palette" is still attainable with the
sum of GEGL + futureGimp.

Henning Makholm                         "This imposes the restriction on any
                                  procedure statement that the kind and type
                             of each actual parameter be compatible with the
                       kind and type of the corresponding formal parameter."
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