Gary Collins wrote:
> 1) I'd like to try to do this in python. But I'll need to learn it
> first. That shouldn't be a problem, I have the info, just a matter
> of getting round to it. But I'd like to ask: is that the best thing
> to use for writing a plug-in? Or at least, an acceptable thing? I
> want to learn python sometime in any case as it seems to be used
> rather widely for add-ons to various packages, eg "blender".
The existing TIFF plug-ins are written in C.
will be most important one.
> 2) I'd need to learn about the TIFF format. Again, shouldn't be a
> problem; I've recently downloaded the definition from Adobe's site.
> Again, just a matter of getting round to it :-)
You should read about libtiff in particular:
> 3) What I will need is specific information about writing for the
> gimp interface - details about how the layers would be accessed,
> etc. I'm not sure where would be the best place to look for
> information like this.
Other plug-ins that are accessing layers.
> And maybe this list won't be the best place for techie questions if I
> do get started - maybe there's a more suitable list (?)
The gimp-developer list.
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