boud at valdyas.org
Fri Jul 1 00:03:18 CEST 2005
On Friday 01 July 2005 00:01, Michael Thaler wrote:
> OK, that definitely is an advantage. I just checked the GIMP. It scales the
> selection, too. If I understand correctly, a selection is just another
> layer, isn't it? So in prinicple I could just rescale the selection like I
> rescale an image?
Yes, that's true.
> By the way, the GIMP is quite a bit faster scaling images, I think.
They already use optimized mmx/altivec assembly and have a vastly more
efficient way of getting at pixels (on the other hand, simple filters
become a horror to write), and finally, there's more than ten years of
optimization in the Gimp.
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