On 04/06/14 02:00, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 6:52 AM, Gary Aitken wrote:
>> I'm frustrated by large storage requirements for xcf files resulting from
>> processing many jpg image files. The processing is typically pretty simple,
>> crop, curves, with no touch up. I don't mind the xcf size for images which
>> required a lot of detail work, but it's crazy for the majority of them.
>> Things which a raw processor encodes in a few KB turn into 60 MB; an 8x
>> factor over the original file size.
>> Are there any plugins, or is any work being done / planned, on some means to
>> save (even a selected set of) operations so the result can be reconstructed
>> from the original? It would save me many GB of space.
> We don't like it either, which is why it's planned for the future.
> Some foundation has already been laid for that in the code, but it
> will take time. As we are volunteers, not paid developers, we can't
> tell you, when this will be available for end-users.
Thanks for the info, Alexandre. I understand the volunteer issue.
I'm not complaining, just wanted to know what the current situation was.
Was hoping it was in the pipe for a specific release.
Thanks to the gimp team for all your work.
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