On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 01:43 -0500, Kevin Cozens wrote:
> > It is pretty easy to crash many (most?) of the plug-ins when
> > passed bad data from some script. Checks in libgimp can stop GIMP
> > from crashing but will only go so far to stop the plug-in from
> > crashing. I think it would be a worthwhile project to get done at
> > some point. In terms of SoC, it would be a low priority project.
> > This also raises the question as to whether the plug-in-template
> > can handle being passed bad data or not. If not, it should be
> > updated to show new plug-in authors how to properly write a
> > plug-in to deal with the possibility of receiving bad data.
> On Thursday 08 March 2007 04:12, Sven Neumann wrote:
> The question is, is this a serious problem at all? If a script is
> broken and the result is a plug-in that crashes, is that really a
> problem? A crashing plug-in shouldn't cause further harm and
> there's a warning that informs the script author that there's a
> problem. The script can then be fixed.
I fully agree with Sven here. Besides, I can't imagine how this could
be something cool, which, IMHO, GSoC stuff should be.
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