"Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Actually, it doesn't even work on a newly created text layer. No
> parasites in there, checking interactively.

Correct. It would only work in freshly loaded XCF files.
> There is one thing to do - The plug-in have to manage text layers on
> it's side, creating itsef the parasites it need to store the
> information. - Just like the old Dyn text. Then, the standard
> text-tool api can be used. The plug-in won't know about any other
> text layers but the ones it creates, thought.

Why should a plug-in do this? Plug-ins shouldn't have to deal with the
hacks that GIMP uses to extend the XCF file format. These hacks might
change at anytime and should become part of the API.

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