On Tuesday 14 August 2007 04:11, David Gowers wrote:
> 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.

Actually, I recall this in gimp 1.2 - I guess this has been fixed in 
GIMP 1.3 devel cycle. 

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