On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Øyvind Kolås <pip...@gimp.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Ofnuts <ofn...@laposte.net> wrote:
>> On 02/11/2011 01:02 PM, Alexander Rabtchevich wrote:
>>>> I apologize, you are right. I apparently only added links to
>>>> the new context functions from the new selection API.
>>>> It's the new context API, e.g. gimp_context_set_interpolation().
>>>> Will add the docs after work today.
>> Hmmm. What proportion of existing plug-ins working in 2.6 will have to
>> be rewritten for 2.8? In my neck of the IT woods, within the same
>> version backward compatibility is implied... And if a rewrite is
>> necessary we will have to support both versions for quite some time
>> (some people fall in love with some plug-ins and won't upgrade Gimp
>> until there is a new version of their beloved plug-in). And do it again
>> when 3.0 shows up...
> But the rewriting needed for 3.0, porting to be GEGL ops, can be done
> already now, and I would strongly encourage GIMP to make use of GEGL
> ops more on an equal footing to GIMP plug-ins (and not be hidden in an
> own menu under the GEGL tool like it is now) so that freshly developed
> plug-ins can be done as GEGL ops already now and be more future proof.
For example, people usually marvel at the GEGL c2g filter - and it is
under tools->GEGL operations.
Maybe it could be somewhat more exposed as an option in
Colors->desaturate, or filters->artistic?
> /Øyvind K.
> «The future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed»
> -- William Gibson
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