On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 4:18 PM, artao wrote:

> I googled, but haven't found anything particularly recent regarding this.

You could have started with reading news at gimp.org, especially the
one from 2011-01-11 (PLANS FOR 2.8 AND BEYOND).

You next stops are:


> Please don't take this as snarky. I admit I'm a bit frustrated with the
> SLOOWWW pace of development. Sorry.

Sorry about what?

> Why is it taking so long for higher than 8bpp color depths to be integrated?

Because we are a small team with not much time on our hands.

> Is it really necessary for the GIMP devs to develop a completely new
> system (GEGL) to support this?

Yes, it is.

> Pull code from other OSS projects?? Why not??

Because it makes no sense.

> The best info I've found is contradictory. The official GIMP site states
> that ver 2.8 will support high bit depth color.

No, it doesn't say that. Read again.

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