On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 02:41:03PM -0700, "Jonathan E. Paton" 
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> Yes... but could be slow.  If you run GIMP in batch mode then GIMP loads itself 
>again for each

You forget that gimp can be programmed using a variety of languages - the
shell interface (if one could call it thta) is deifnitely not suited for
the task.

> instance.  This explains the frequent mention of ImageMagic for batch image 
>conversion.

It's more like ease-of-use and less environmental dependencies, not speed.
Gimp is faster at most operations (at very slightly worse quality).

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