On Friday 15 May 2009 22:02:53 Sven Neumann wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-05-15 at 21:55 +0200, Maciej Pilichowski wrote:
> > On Friday 15 May 2009 21:38:04 Sven Neumann wrote:
> > > Keeping the pixel under the mouse cursor fixed has the
> > > advantage that the behavior for zooming in and out is
> > > consistent.
> >
> > Well, it would be consistent if gimp consistently kept this
> > pixel-cursor relation. But it is not (gimp 2.6.6). Open any image
> > smaller than window, point out on anything not in center. Zoom
> > in. Voila, you are pointing at something else now, because gimp
> > does not shift view of the image.
> We had it implemented that way, but it caused too much other
> problems.

I just commented to your "zooming in and out _is_ consistent". It is 
not. The reason why it is not is another story. Thank you for the 
reference of course.

> http://gui.gimp.org/  Of course we are open to improves these
> specifications further. But your proposals should be made after
> understanding the reasons for the current behavior.

You are right, thank you. 


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