On Sat, 15 Apr 2000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Guillermo S. Romero / Familia Romero) wrote:
[...]
> > Regarding what Sven said about this taking too much memory, i think
> > that there are _a lot_ more users using the Gimp for small images
> > (like web things etc.), and so perhaps Gimp should be tailored to
> > them to start with. Just IMHO :o)
> 
> Well, yes, that is true. Then 15 should be OK, IIRC I have been running with
> a higher number (20 or more, maybe 100 sometimes, sorry but the info is in
> another computer), doing small images with few memory (for today standards
> for picture retouching, 64MB) but as you said, it was for web and such so
> most of undos where just a pencil dot here and there, when doing hi-res I
> lowered it to 5 or 10.
> 
> Who was reviewing the tips and trick phrases? This thing is a good one if
> not already included ("You can choose how many undo levels, look in ...").

I am currently taking care of the tips.  I will add one about the
number of undo levels.  Thanks for the suggestion.  I also take this
opportunity to thank those who have already e-mailed me some new tips.
Keep them coming!

Regarding the default number of undo levels, I think that 5 is OK.  I
would not mind if the default was increased to 10, but I would
certainly not like to have it set to anything larger.  If the default
number is too large, we would probably get many complaints from users
reporting that the Gimp uses way too much memory and disk space.

-Raphael

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