On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 06:17:25PM +0100, Juergen Weber wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2007 12:05 AM, Michael Schumacher <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Greg wrote:
> > >> That isn't possible at this time. What you are asking for is along
> > >> the lines of what is asked for in GIMP bug #51937.
> > >>
> > >> See http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51937
> > >
> > > Which was posted in '01.  Perhaps it's time to revisit this request?
> >
> > Reading the comments would be a good start if you want to give it a try.
> > They'll give you an idea of the difficulties that you'll encounter.
> >
> 
> Well, in http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51937#c14 Rapha?l
> Quinet says, he allready was working on the feature, whereas in
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51937#c6 Hans Breuer
> appended some code.
> 
> So the situation doesn't seem so bleak, does it?
> 
> If you have this great concept of a script-callable api, it seems
> tantalizingly close to use the api from a script recorder, too.

How is that close? The UI has to be refactored to use that API as well,
which is 80% of the work. It's a large job, and none of the code in bug
even touches upon that. You also have to solve the problem of
translating tool mouse movements into API calls efficiently.

It's pretty rude to imply that something is easy when you haven't even
taken the time to actually think through how much work is involved.

-Yosh
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