Paul Surgeon wrote:
> Is there some way to tell GIMP to preserve TIFF tags even if they're not 
> known?
> If not can I file this as a bug? Tags shouldn't just be thrown away.
> Paul

Hi Paul,

To complement Sven's reply, I would just add that the TIFF 
specification, section 7, page 26, recommends that TIFF editors 
("applications that modify TIFF files") discards tags/fields/IFD they do 
not understand. To be more precise, the wording is:

"It is unnecessary—and possibly dangerous—for an editor to copy fields 
it does not understand because the editor might alter the file in a way 
that is incompatible with the unknown fields."

Best regards,


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