Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, 2008-06-11 at 09:45 +0300, Alexia Death wrote:
>>> I don't quite understand. What dialog is useless?
>> "Export file..." dialog you get on saves to formats that are not xcf. It 
>> does ask in some formats for conversion options but I doubt many people 
>> have ever done anything else there than just clicked export. If someone 
>> wants to ie. flatten instead of merge they can do that beforehand.
> I don't quite follow that argument. The choices are important. Imagine
> you are saving a multi-layered image to the GIF format. You get to
> choose between saving an animation, saving a flattened or a merged
> version. That choice is not trivial to avoid.
> Changing these things is not trivial. Both from the user interface point
> of view (writing the spec) and from an implementation point of view. I
> don't think we want to address this for 2.6. But we can very well try to
> get it done for 2.8.

You are right... In case of gif it is not trivial and there are probably 
many other nontrivial cases. I was oversimplifying the issue. I still 
think that discussion and spec'ing of this matter should happen as soon 
as possible...

-- Alexia
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