Photoshop: Please remove the depth limitation on nested layer groups in Photoshop

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Dear Adobe Gripe #686

"Please remove the depth limitation on nested layers in Photoshop"
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In Photoshop CS5, we doubled the nesting depth to 10 deep from 5 deep in Photoshop CS4 and earlier.

Nesting layers doesn't come for free in terms of computer processing/performance so the limit wasn't removed completely to avoid performance degradation.