I don't think the plug-in will be removed but I would like not to
clutter the user interface again. The current UI seems to be more
appealing and usable than what we used to have.
Personally I tend to use the Screenshot functionality that is built into
the GNOME desktop. The screenshot is just a keypress (Print, Alt-Print)
away and importing it into GIMP is accomplished easily by dragging the
preview onto the GIMP toolbox.
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