On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:31 PM, Dominic Canare <d...@domstyle.net> wrote:
> I think I was unclear about my misunderstanding, and maybe I was unclear
> about what my proposed patch does.
> With the proposed patch, GIMP can export a layered image as a single,
> multi-image TIFF file. That is to say, each layer in the original will be
> saved as a separate image (or "page", if you prefer) WITHIN the TIFF file.
> I hope I've cleared up any confusion. If not, hopefully you can clear up
> mine. I don't understand the difference between a "multi-layered" tiff and a
> "multi-image" tiff.

Just to chime in on other software that also likes multi layered
TIFFs,. hugin the free software panorama stiching tools (or at least
some of the components it is built from) prefer such a format. If
there really is one preferred way of doing this with TIFFs - I think
should welcome a patch that implements it.

/Øyvind K.
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