Danny MacMillan flowers at
Tue Oct 26 14:42:33 PDT 2004

On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 03:02:14PM -0600, Eric Kjeldergaard wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 08:11:45 +0200, Gert Cuykens <gert.cuykens at>
> wrote:
> > Is there a way to translate photoshop files into gimp files and gimp
> > into photoshop files ?
> If I'm understanding this right -- then of course, both editors (gimp
> and photoshop) deal with jpegs, gifs, bmps, doesn't do much
> good in the Real World (TM) to use crazy proprietary formats because
> browsers/etc simply can't render them.

True, but the crazy proprietary formats are still important because you lose
information when you convert a Photoshop document to a raster image, in just
the same way as you lose information when you convert a C source file into
an object file.


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