On Monday 20 July 2009, Sven Neumann wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-07-20 at 00:36 +0200, Martin Nordholts wrote:
> > * Try to get rid of the Pepper, Sparks and Vine brushes
> > in a backwards compatible way
> You can just remove those if we agree that they are not useful. I doubt
> that any script out there actually uses them. This is different for the
> main geometric brushes. They are actually used and it would be nice if
> we could add code that avoids breaking scripts if we decide to remove
> +1 from me for the removal of all brushes that only serve as an example
> but have no other value for the user.
I d'be against the removal of the "vintage" pixmaped brushes.
However, what I think would be a good solution for preserving compatibility
would also take these out of the way of users, while keping then available for
scripts or anyone who looks for them.
Basically: we have to figure out a way of GIMP not displayin all available
resources if no tag filtering is active. By figuring out a way, I mean an
Then, woud be a matter of tagging the unwanted-by-default backwards compatible
brushes with an specifc tag (like "classic"), that would not be shown.
If changes in the current behavior of displaying everything when there are no
tag filters are not desirable, the way to achieve this would be simply to tag
the resoruces we want showing with "default", and this tag could come pre-
selected on the UI.
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