Submitted by jeb..@..ud.com
Before reading please note that I did search for "UWP"-related bug reports or suggestions in the threads, but I could not find anything.
With Microsoft making Universal Windows Programs a big importance for newer iterations of Windows 10, it is about time GIMP steps up and joins the likes of Inkscape and Krita who have already converted over to UWP/Windows Store Apps.
UWP is the way to go - for Windows at least - because it offers developers a really good bridge between app functionality and what the developers want with guaranteed acceptance by the OS (once the UWP port passes through Microsoft's stricter QC departments.) Not only that, but using UWP apps guarantees users to get the latest up-to-date variants of their software for his or her device as soon as it is released without the risk of requesting tons of permissions or the user ignoring the upgrade.
Microsoft has their entire Win32 to UWP process well-documented and available for everyone to see here: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bridges/desktop
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