Re: How to build the Aiksaurus plugin?

Subject: Re: How to build the Aiksaurus plugin?
From: Hubert Figuiere (
Date: Mon Oct 22 2001 - 13:18:33 CDT

According to F J Franklin <>:

> As you will, but I'll hang on to it for a while. I've been finding it
> tremendously useful. I've finally managed to arrange AbiWord/XDarwin into
> a MacOSX bundle that is fully relocatable, drag'n'drop install & everything.
> Very cool. I just have to work out a Mac-friendly way of installing
> plugins.

Did you do this from scratch or did you copy over what I made for MacOS X
(even though I did not include data files).

> What's slightly frustrating is that although I can double-click on AbiWord
> documents to start AbiWord, AbiWord starts with an empty document,
> oblivious to the document that was clicked. (This is about as far from
> surprising you can get.)

It is not surprising. That is where the Carbon port comes: handle Mac
specific stuff. does not know about command-line and I doubt it
ever will...


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