On Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 04:53:29PM +0100, maderios wrote:
> On 11/04/2013 02:30 AM, dksill wrote:
> >I fully agree with the first post of this blog. the question whether to save
> >unsaved work spoils the whole efficiency to quickly edit a file.
> >
> Hi
> It's a "very old" story... *Four years ago* Gimp developer Martin
> Nordholts explained on his blog:
> "A lot of people over at GIMPUSERS.com want the old save and
> "export" mechanism back. The conclusion to draw from that is that
> they are not part of the user group we are targeting. We are not
> trying to make GIMP into an excellent JPEG touchup application, we
> are making GIMP into a high-end photo manipulation application where
> most of the work is done in XCF."
> http://www.chromecode.com/2009/09/reactions-on-gimp-270.html
> Therefore we, professional (or advanced users),  are not "the user
> group (they) are targeting... Martin Nordholts forgot other image
> formats, better than jpeg because they are not destructive: png,
> tiff. These three formats are very used in professional world but
> Martin Nordholts an gimp team sadly ignore it...
> Greetings
> --

This subject has been worn out - Please stop it maderios! Professional image
editors don't work in jpeg format. It's an end use format. Think non destructive
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