This is a request to put the Resynthesizer plugin in the Gimp project.
The author, Paul Harrison, has given me permission to maintain
I am an unaffiliated computer scientist and have developed in C, Python,
and Scheme under Unix, Linux, and MS Windows.
I have studied the Resynthesizer code and created a short list of bug
fixes, performance enhancements, and refactorings (breaking one large
source file into many, and splitting the resynthesizer into an engine
and a GUI.)
If that's agreeable, I will learn Gimp development processes and create
the proper make files etc before uploading a new version to the Gimp
project. Also, internationalize where necessary. (But not recode to
The Resynthesizer package includes:
the engine written in C++, with its own GUI of settings
several plugins written in Scheme that call the engine:
Smart remove selection (now called "Heal selection")
I would like to include plugins that call the resynthesizer, by other
Uncrop - synthesizes a larger image, same perspective, wider view.
Written by me.
Fill resynthesized pattern - fills with a pattern, but a random
texture instead of a regular tiling. Written by Rob A
Currently the resynthesizer package is distributed by Debian and other
organizations. I have corresponded with the Debian builder of
resynthesizer, but he is not the maintainer and relies on the author's
I believe it is one of the most useful and popular plugin packages.
Putting it in Gimp and getting the bugs fixed would help many users.
I would be glad to provide more details.
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