> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:26:58 +0200
> From: mader...@gmail.com
> To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Print shops & file formats
> On 09/13/2012 04:32 AM, Steve Kinney wrote
> > On 09/12/2012 09:50 AM, jfrazie...@nc.rr.com wrote:
> >
> >> [...] Ask how many print shops support psd files but not xcf?
> Hi
> This is not THE problem. They accept all other formats, png, tiff, etc
> I
> > would bet that number would be>  20:1 and one way to change that
> > would be to try to push the xcf usage among professional artists
> I agree with you but the Gimp team target is the opposite. Le last 
> change concerning "save save as" function in Gimp-2.8 is not ergonomic 
> at all. This is done so that amateur users do not lose work. I heard to 
> say here that some people don't save their work... So the Gimp 
> developers separate the function "save save as" into two functions 
> according to the file type, .xcf or not xcf.
> I think that Gimp will stay a software for amateurs.
> Greetings
> -- 
> Maderios

The subject of THIS thread is print shops and what file formats they accept, 
not the save/export issue.  Take the latter over there.

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

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