I have some BMP-files that GIMP doesn't load correctly; GIMP shows
almost the whole image as transparent instead of the real image data.
Only a small region is visible, and even that with partial transparency.
The image doesn't contain any transparency though (I don't even think
BMP supports transparency).
Other image editors and viewers such as Irfanview and Paint.NET open the
I'm using GIMP 2.6.2 on Windows XP.
If you want to see the image, get it at
http://rschroev.fastmail.fm/radar-20081222T090636-00.bmp (5 MB) or
http://rschroev.fastmail.fm/radar-20081222T090636-00.zip (854 kB).
Should I report this as a bug? Or is the BMP maybe written in an invalid
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