Checkerboard pattern as background for document when the document's background color is transparent.

Registered by Alek Slater on 2013-03-01

Just wondering if it would be a good idea to make the document background a checkerboard pattern like most graphics applications out there. Not only do people know what it does, i.e. they expect transparency for the canvas/document to be shown as a checkerboard pattern.
I've attached a link that displays the background checkerboard transparency in gimp as an example of what I mean:
http://davincium.com/share/gimp.png

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