On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 5:43 AM, Michael Grosberg
<grosberg.mich...@gmail.com> wrote:
> xianghang liu <xianghangliu <at> gmail.com> writes:
>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am very interested GIMP and want to join the Gimp project as C
>> developer. I am a first-year PhD
>> student in computer vision. I would like to start with fixing some
>> bugs and then implement new
>> features and my final objective is gsoc 2011.
>> Do you have any suggestions?
>>
>> Xianghang Liu
>>
>
> This is just a suggestion from a user, so I have no idea how difficult or easy
> it might be - but if you are interested in adding a very helpful feature to 
> Gimp
> please consider working on implementing automatic layer boundary management.
>
> I'll explain:
> currently a layer's boundary is managed by the user. after you create a layer,
> if you move it, say 100 pixels to the left, there will be a 100 pixel wide 
> area
> on the canvas that you can't paint on. The user then has to set the layer
> boundary himself to include all the canvas.
> It would be great if this was managed by the software, so that whenever a user
> wanted to draw on an area outside the layer boundary, it would be 
> automatically
> enlarged to allow him to do that.


I've presented GIT master for a large audience today (200+ people)  -
after the presentation, the "most requested feature" at questions
time, was also this one.


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