I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this since I'm pretty new to
the open source community. However, did anyone ever look into implementing
the PatchMatch algorithm in GIMP? There's a video on it at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgKjs8ZjQNg and a paper at
http://www.cs.princeton.edu/gfx/pubs/Barnes_2009_PAR/index.php with sample

source code. It seems like a major step in image editing and there's no
program that fully uses it yet. Supposedly Adobe Photoshop CS5 included some
parts of it for context-aware filling but most features aren't implemented.

If we could port it to GIMP, I'm sure there could be a huge variety of
applications and many users would switch for that feature alone.

- Andrey
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