sorry, the links got chopped off in my previous post:
 Why does the user have to Save to disk at all? Are there inevitable hardware
reasons why software can't take care of user's data? I don't think so.
And old story and quite outside GIMP's scope, of course:
 as has been indicated by Akkana Peck some days ago:
Psssst! Schon vom neuen GMX MultiMessenger gehört?
Der kann`s mit allen: http://www.gmx.net/de/go/multimessenger
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