> From: l...@holoweb.net
> To: for...@gimpusers.com
> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 19:21:20 -0400
> CC: t...@gimpusers.com; gimp-user-list@gnome.org
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Thank you developers, for your patience.
> On Thu, 2012-07-05 at 12:23 +0200, eduperez wrote:
> > In my humble opinion, the "quid" of the question regarding the new
> > save / export policy, relies on the fact that the new behaviour
> > reflects a change in the intended audience for the project: the old
> > "load JPEG + edit + save JPEG" serves perfectly to a casual user, who
> > just needs a very basic image editor; while the new "import JPEG +
> > edit + save XCF + export JPEG" matches the flow of a power user, who
> > uses GIMP to the full of its capabilities.
> I think if gimp had file->import that might be clearer.

The save/export spec to which the developers attest specifically requires that 
the Open command remain able to open all formats and not be restricted to just 

-- Stratadrake
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.

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