Someone Somebody wrote:
> I think a background removal tool like the one that exists in Office
> 2010 will be very useful in GIMP.
for GIMP a one-trick-pony tool like that is not appropriate.
for the level of use (high-end) that GIMP is tuned for, the
combination of foreground selection tools, invert selection
and then do whatever you want, on any number of layers,
is the power that users expect.
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