On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 06:43:13PM +0100, Martin Nordholts wrote:
> Asiga Nael wrote:
> > After some googling, I found there have been some requests of 48 bit 
> > support in Gimp, but it doesn't seem to have high priority.
> Hi!
> We know very well that support for higher bit depths is a crucial 
> feature. The reason we have decided not to implement it for 2.8 is that 
> it is likely to take a long time to finish, and we want people to 
> benefit from the other improvements in 2.8 without having to wait for 
> higher bit depths and non-destructive editing.
> As soon as GIMP 2.8 is out, work will start to phase out the legacy 8 
> bits-per-channel core and replace it with GEGL.
>   / Martin

Hip Hip Hooray!

once someone asked me for when this characteristic will be inserted in GIMP 
since with his work he was involved with scanned daguerreotypes that needs 
absolutely color (gray) depths more than 8 bit deep.

This will be a great new for him! :-)


Marco Ciampa

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