[ubuntu-art] Starting the Produce phase for Edgy Eft

Michiel Sikma michiel at thingmajig.org
Sat Aug 19 11:43:56 BST 2006

On Aug 19, 2006, at 10:46 AM, Frank Schoep wrote:

> I see.
> Before I write up a definitive policy on this, I took a look at the  
> file formats supported by Photoshop[1] to see if there are any  
> other layered formats available. There seems to be one, advanced  
> TIFF. Could you try saving a more complex and layered Photoshop  
> drawing to layered TIFF and sending it to me so I can fiddle with  
> it in The Gimp?
> I haven't got Photoshop myself so I'm not sure which options you  
> can set for saving TIFFs, but if possible, apply deflate or bzip2  
> compression to keep the file size down. I hope we can resolve the  
> issue partially by exporting layered TIFFs from Photoshop which can  
> be opened using Breezy / Dapper / Edgy Gimp.
> Thanks for bringing up the issue, I hope we can work together  
> towards a solution.
> Sincerely,
> Frank
> [1] - Found some info on http://www.quepublishing.com/articles/ 
> article.asp?p=169496&seqNum=3&rl=1

You can find the file here:


However, it does not open the file correctly. It only shows the  
flattened version. It also complains about the file having  
information it cannot parse.

I don't think TIFF is going to be very useful.

Michiel Sikma
michiel at thingmajig.org

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