Commit c1976a03 authored by Alexandre Prokoudine's avatar Alexandre Prokoudine

2018 report: let's get it over with :)

parent 5e0b7e09
Title: GIMP and GEGL in 2018
Date: 2018-12-31
Date: 2019-01-02
Category: News
Authors: Wilber
Slug: gimp-and-gegl-in-2018
Summary: We are looking back at 2018 and then forward to outline future work on GIMP, GEGL, and babl.
Status: draft
Summary: In this post, we are looking back at 2018 and then forward to outline future work on GIMP, GEGL, and babl.
We are looking back at 2018 and then forward to outline future work on GIMP,
In this post, we are looking back at 2018 and then forward to outline future work on GIMP,
GEGL, and babl.
## Version 2.10 release and point releases
......@@ -92,7 +91,7 @@ operations like lazy loading of fonts (which effectively fixed the long startup
times for GIMP on Windows), and then moved all parallel processing in multiple
threads over to GEGL. Both Ell and Øyvind Kolås contributed to improving
performance of downscaling with bilinear and bicubic samplers and other aspects
of GEGL.
of GEGL and babl.
**Space invasion.** GIMP used to have the sRGB color space hardcoded into all
processing. This couldn't work for everyone, and we introduced some changes to
......@@ -191,7 +190,7 @@ While we often mention GIMP, GEGL, and babl separately, all work on GEGL and
babl directly affects the evolution of GIMP, both in terms of features and
performance. Thus, all GEGL and babl contributors are GIMP contributors too.
The vast majority of the work in GIMP's Git repository is currently done by
The vast majority of the work in GIMP's git repository is currently done by
Ell, Jehan Pagès, and Michael Natterer, who share a nearly equal percentage
of commits and spend more or less the same amount of time hacking on the code.
Additional contributions came from Simon Budig, Massimo Valentini, Ono Yoshio,
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