On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 17:34 -0700, Charlie De wrote:
> It's worth noting, however, that XCF is not meant to be an 
> archival format. 

Uh, oh. Of course it is meant to be used that way. If you work on images
using layers, then saving as XCF is the only way you can archive your

As others have pointed out already, it is of course possible to
introduce a new color mode to fix the old broken one. Old XCF files
would still load fine then and the problem would be fixed. But we are
certainly not going to break the XCF file format.


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