Martin Nordholts wrote on Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 12:16:34AM +0200: 
> On 07/22/2009 11:59 PM, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> >Hi.
> >
> >Can somebody tell me how far away GIMP is from being able to view
> >manipulations that you do in a different color space in real time in
> >real colors?
> 
> Hi,
> 
> The current plan is get GIMP 2.8 out the door asap, hopefully within the 
> next few months. Once that is done we will finish porting GIMP to GEGL. 
> That means finally getting rid of all 8bpc-only code and introduce the 
> GEGL data types. With the help of the babl library, GEGL can 
> transparently process image data in any color space, including CIE Lab. 
> See http://www.gegl.org/babl/BablFishPath.html for a more complete list.

That sounds great.

Do I understand that correctly that you will move to
single-floats/color?

What exactly happens when you select the "use GEGL" menu item right
now? It uses GEGL but only with the current capabilities? Does it give
more than 8 bits/pixel?

Martin
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