On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 03:13:24PM +0000, Øyvind Kolås wrote:
> Almost all the foundation work for supporting this is already done in
> GEGL/GIMP, the only missing bits is making a real decision on how
> things are done in the UI as well as probably starting to let GIMP use
> OpenRaster instead of XCF for composition storage. The projection of
> GIMP can be made to render using a GEGL graph, in this graph any
> arbitrary operation can be inserted anywhere in the hierarchy
> providing a combination of the features photoshop call adjustment
> layers/layer effects. Artificially limiting the selection of ops
> doesn't seem good. A couple of years ago I tried exchanging the
> opacity op in the GIMP code for the layer stack with a dropshadow op,
> this worked fine and allowed to have live drop-shadows with an
> adjustable parameter... thus one can almost say that GIMP can already
> do these things and more, it just doesnt expose them to the user in
> any useful form.
These are all wonderful news to me...
Thanks to all developers!
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