it seems is a problem with gimp.
large images slow down my machine quite a bit, somtimes to the point of
impractabilty, but they are sizes not so untypical of people who need to make
prints of their graphics.
now i'm hesitant to recommend gimp to people who i know tend to need print
quality grapics/pictures, but then perhaps proffesssional graphic artist use
larger/better machines ?
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