Amit Kumar Saha wrote:
> Is there any way to make GIMP plugins themselves extensible.
> I would appreciate even the slightest of insights.

As Michael mentioned, using a scripting language such as Perl, Python, or Ruby 
would be to do most things you might want to do. If you want to extend a 
compiled plug-in that is also possible.

Take a look at TinyScheme (used in the Script-Fu plug-in of the SVN version of 
GIMP). It has the ability to use run-time loadable pre-compiled extensions. 
The URL for TinyScheme is

The other scripting language plug-ins for GIMP also have ways to extend the 
base language. The hooks used to allow scripts to tie in to GIMP use them.


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