> From: liam@xxxxxxxxxxx
> To: forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 19:21:20 -0400
> CC: team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; gimp-user-list@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Thank you developers, for your patience.
> On Thu, 2012-07-05 at 12:23 +0200, eduperez wrote:
> > In my humble opinion, the "quid" of the question regarding the new
> > save / export policy, relies on the fact that the new behaviour
> > reflects a change in the intended audience for the project: the old
> > "load JPEG + edit + save JPEG" serves perfectly to a casual user, who
> > just needs a very basic image editor; while the new "import JPEG +
> > edit + save XCF + export JPEG" matches the flow of a power user, who
> > uses GIMP to the full of its capabilities.
> I think if gimp had file->import that might be clearer.
The save/export spec to which the developers attest specifically requires that the Open command remain able to open all formats and not be restricted to just XCF.
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
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