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On Tuesday 15 January 2002 20:39, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
>
<snip>
> if I'm informed correctly someone is already working on a plug-in manager
> but I'd like him to speak up here on himself.

If you're reading this, yes, please do so. That'll save me another 10k of 
text :).

> > So, to be somewhate less vague and more specific:
> >
> > What's the difference between a tool and a plugin, on the technical side?
> >
> > Is there any difference at all or is it all in the GUI?
>
> at least with the current design there is tremendous difference: a tool
> is just a function in the gimp core while a plug-in is a separate process.
> A tool can do just everything, a plug-in is limited to the libgimp API.

Ah, right. So distributing tools through the plug-in manager is nonsense 
then. Thanks.

Lourens

PS: no need to CC, I'm on the list

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