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

From: F J Franklin (
Date: Mon Jul 29 2002 - 05:40:28 EDT

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    On Mon, 29 Jul 2002, Alan Horkan wrote:
    > on a vaugely related matter has any thought been given to a consistant
    > plugin api across Gnome-Office? specifically is Abiword trying to copy
    > anyone or are we hoping someone will copy our pluing API.
    > For basic text processing type plugins (like change case, word count or
    > something) in theory some plugins could be reusable across many
    > applications (i just described a library didn't i, ho hum).

    Sounds like a good idea, but I wouldn't really know where to start. Things
    like image conversion are easily cross-application, and perhaps document
    conversion plugins are doable, but otherwise I don't know, and with GNOME
    Office surely the best way to do it is via bonobo embedding?


    Francis James Franklin

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