On 8/14/07, Jürgen Hubert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> A minor annoyance I had to deal with is when I am attempting to use blur
> effects on layers with transparent areas - instead of assuming that the
> transparent areas have no color worth blurring at all, GIMP seems to
> assume
> that they are black for the purpose of the blurring algorithm - which can
> cause some rather ugly side effects.
> To see what I am talking about, start with a new image with a white
> background. Create a new, transparent layer, and place a pure white object
> on it (such as a white circle). Now apply any blur function to it.
> What you will see are some gray boundary areas around your white object,
> depending on what parameters you used for the blur effect.

What I see is white; and the preview confirms that the area is only becoming
more diffuse, not discolored.
Your bug report is only meaningful if you mention what version of GIMP
you're using. Otherwise this behaviour may have been fixed since the release
you're using.

I am using the SVN version of gimp of last week.
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