On Sunday, September 19, 2010 08:51:10 am Martin Nordholts wrote:
> On 09/19/2010 03:46 PM, fu...@gmx.net wrote:
> > A few programs (CinePaint for example) use dcraw to allow direct support
> > for opening/processing RAW files of many camera manufacturers. I
> > personally think, that it would be a great feature for GIMP, too.
> > 
> > I've also read, that the full implementation of GEGL will provide native
> > RAW support in a future version of GIMP. Is this true or is raw support
> > a planned feature at least?
> The GIMP product vision [1] states among other things:
>    "GIMP is a high-end photo manipulation application"
> which certainly includes RAW support out-of-the-box. So yes, eventually
> GIMP will get that. But there is no plan for when the code for it will
> be written. Maybe after GIMP 3.0 when we have high bit-depths and
> non-destructive editing in place will be a good time to include it, but
> no one will reject a good set of patches that adds it already to 3.0.
>   / Martin
> [1] http://gui.gimp.org/index.php/GIMP_UI_Redesign#product_vision

UFRAW has a nice GIMP plug-in that has full RAW processing features.  Not sure 
why it is necessary to reinvent the wheel.

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