Fedora Accounts page mockup

Máirín Duffy duffy at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jul 10 14:59:46 UTC 2008

Mike Langlie wrote:
> Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> Mike Langlie wrote:
>>> You're right, GIMP imported it with hardly a problem. I cleaned up a 
>>> couple of uncooperative layers. Here's the XCF.
>> [fedora_accounts01.xcf.zip attached]
>> I understand the websites list is not a good place for such kind of 
>> reply, but I think it is an useful advice: compressinging with bzip2 
>> or gzip is a much better choice for such files (even if the 
>> compression rate is about the same):
>> - you can create the archive easily, just "save as" from Gimp and put 
>> a .xcf.bz2 or .xcf.gz extension;
>> - you can open the files easily, just double click on them (in 
>> Nautilus) and they will automatically be opened in Gimp (or drag them 
>> from desktop in the Gimp window in any OS, I believe);
>> - Nautilus recognize them as images and will generate thumbnails.
> Thanks Nicu, I didn't know about the GIMP's archiving feature. My only 
> concern is that people using other apps that import GIMP files won't be 
> able to open the archived file automatically.

What other apps would those be, though? I don't think that's a very 
common use case, so I wouldn't worry about it. Worst case scenario they 
need to extract the XCF before opening it.


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