Alexander Rabtchevich wrote:
> Can one guarantee GIMP compositions will be at least correctly rendered 
> with third-party viewers as image browsing is not in GIMP goals? At 
> least recently xcf has been considered as internal GIMP format. Having 
> thousands files what cannot be easily and quickly viewed and organized 
> is not a good idea IMHO. That will be a reality a user runs into. What 
> is you vision of that problem?

The solution to this is to provide a, probably GIMP maintained, 
plug-inable component that can do the thumbnailing. Since the current 
XCF format is tightly coupled with the GIMP internals this is a bit 
messy but will likely become much easier once we do our rendering with 
the GEGL library.

 / Martin
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