> Compile & and end-user. Not all en-users compile their version of Gimp.
> Bumping the version number in XCF and implementing the compatibility would
>probably be better.
Of course. But I had the impression the development cost of such a solution
the need to keep XCF unchanged were major considerations. A compile option
would avoid both issues. It is true that not all end users will compile, but
least those who need the fix are offered a way of obtaining it.
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