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 for a more complete list.

That sounds great.

Do I understand that correctly that you will move to

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?

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