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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