Photoshop: ColorDodge Layer Vs Color Dodge brush Mode

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Ild like to suggest making overlay/color dodge "layer modes" that behave the same as over/color dodge on "brush mode" on a flatten image.

When you paint with a brush on color dodge on a flatten layer, the colors are much richer, than if you made a new layer, set that layer to color dodge, and begin to paint. Its something we discussed a lot at the place I work, and I would love to really sync the layer modes with the brush mode.
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The brush blending and layer blending are identical: same math, same code.