Right on, but I think we're saying the same thing, albeit with different
nomenclature. Somebody please correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that:
    Multi-layer = Multi-page = multi-image

And if I'm correct, this patch has exactly what you're looking for.

Dominic Canare
└ d...@domstyle.net

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 03:38, Øyvind Kolås <pip...@gimp.org> wrote:

> 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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