Peter (yahvuu) wrote:

> there's one solution i haven't seen yet:
> assign a background color to GIMP images. Not a layer, just a single  
> color.
> This way, the eraser can always work on alpha, and all layers  
> consistently can have an alpha channel.

I like the innovative nature of the idea.


I am not sure about how general purpose this idea is.

- I would like to see some more thinking on how this influences the
   simplest case: importing an image without any transparency.
   how would that look like without introducing complication.
   simple things (in users' eyes) have to remain simple in the UI.

- I would like to see some more thinking on how this is related to
   the background color in the color chooser. coupled/decoupled?


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