On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 01:49:50PM -0400, woc wrote:
> On 8/24/05, Manish Singh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > You can use Perl or Python to write a file format plugin. Script-fu is a
> > nonstarter, there's no way to register a load/save handler from a script
> > (though there could be in the future). Script-fu sucks for this for
> > other reasons, as others have told you already.
> > You can actually do things with reasonable efficiency in both Perl and
> > Python, since you get the pixel region abstraction just as you do in C.
> > There's a save plugin example that comes with both the Perl and Python
> > bindings.
> Hmm... in my opinion C is more portable than perl or python, in the
> context of the gimp.
> If the standard gimp distribution contained those bindings, I'd probably
> think differently.
Well, the python bindings are disted with GIMP, though not on Windows.
This will change with GIMP 2.4 though.
If you care about Windows, you should've said so from the beginning. ;)
You're basically stuck with C for 2.2, script-fu won't cut it.
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