Make all lightroom adjustements part of an adjustement mask

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Right now any adjustments made outside an adjustment brush is applied to the whole image, and then additional adjustments can be made via one of the adjustment brush tools to a masked area.  Why not just make it so all adjustments are applied to a mask, and the adjustments can be layered like in photoshop.  It already kind of works that way, it's just you can't apply a mask at the top level, and certain adjustments (ie raw noise reduction), can't be applied through a mask or stacked. 
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Wade Ashley

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Dan Hartford

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I'm not a fan of making LR as complicated as PS with layers and what not, however I do like a portion of your idea - that ALL adjustments (including HSL, tone Curve and detail panel sliders) should be "brush-able" using the bush tool and usable with the radial and graduated tools.