On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Jeremy Morton <ad...@game-point.net> wrote:
> OK, well that's a terminology thing.  I meant export.  Why would you keep
> exporting it to a JPEG?  I was saying what you're saying; if you're
> opening/importing a JPEG with the intention of editing it and exporting it,
> it only makes sense to save a lossless (probably XCF) before you get
> started.  The criticism of ctrl-E writing to the original file seems to be
> that you'll lose the quality of the original JPEG, but if you're doing that
> without having first saved a lossless copy, your workflow is... probably
> flawed.

It isnt. Sample workflow: Open jpg, Crop, scale, unsharp mask, export
for saving to web. I have no reason to save the xcf of neither the
source JPG or the resulting web file however I would be extremely
distressed If the source JPG got overwritten.

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