Lightroom: Virtual copy using a new xmp file

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It would be great if the virtual copy can also be stored in an other side amp file like for instance DSC09009.xmp for the master and DSC09009-1.xmp for a virtual copy.

This way one could share the different develop setting and also be able to sync a folder previously 'developed'/treated  with an other catalog.

I now they are some workaround with developments versions but is not practical.
Develop version are stored in the xmp but not the virtual copies
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Jacob Hutson

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I find this to be en essential function when creating variations on work when you have a collection of hundred ot thousands of images with virtual copies throughout it, you cant use snap shot to rebuild the files. as you would have hundred of snap shots to filter through to match them up

Surely the -1.xmp file can reference the original RAW file.
It would make archiving collections much easier as its wouldn't be reliant on the catalog any more.