Re:commit: abi & abiword-plugins: simple plugin interface

From: F J Franklin (
Date: Sun Jul 14 2002 - 06:06:29 EDT

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    On Sat, 13 Jul 2002, Kenneth J.Davis wrote:
    > As I have been doing something similar (an exported C api), this is an
    > interesting approach. Presently I am doing it as a plugin itself, that
    > exports a simplistic API.

    Sounds like we're trying to do the same thing. I don't see any reason why
    we can't both continue. I was going to create interfaces for image import
    etc. (and may still do yet) but since you've done it already I'll
    concentrate on other aspects. :-)

    BTW, I think there's nothing to stop plugins using my SPI interface for
    loading/unloading registration/unregistration (in HEAD, anyway) and still
    using your API for interacting with AbiWord. (That way you can ensure
    that your CAPI plugin is loaded before any of the others that require

    Ciao, Frank

    Francis James Franklin

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