On 1 Feb, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> Well, we _do_ have gimp-perl available...
> With XML, we'd have to write _both_ loader and saver
There are fantastic parsers available, no need to write any of those.
> -- with gimp-perl (or Perl-Fu, whatever name
> you like best), we'll `just' have to add some saving hooks into the
That's the hitting point, if you want to use perl or script-fu here you
have to produce code for (possibly :)) highlevel languages which isn't
quite simple. In my illusion at least making tags from events and the
way back should be simpler...
> I don't really see why you'd want to have XML for this -- it just
> doesn't seem logical to me.
XML is very abstract, you can do nearly everything with it (except
saving images :))... the macrorecording feature was just a quick idea
by me; originally my intend for XML in GIMP was using it as a save
format for user options to get that ugly rc parser out of GIMP....