From: Randy Kramer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 07 2003 - 17:16:11 EST
Here's an attempt:
Looking for comments / suggestions, maybe first on the format, although
trying to enter some real (or correct) data may point out problems to
On Friday 07 March 2003 07:29 am, F J Franklin wrote:
> >>> Perhaps we need a webpage with plugin descriptions and
> >>> usability...
> >> Sounds like a good idea to me. KOffice has a nice example IMO:
> >> http://www.koffice.org/filters/1.2/index.phtml
> > AbiWord has plugins for more than just import / export filters?
> > (Assuming that is so, can they be categorized on some basis --
> > maybe have a table for import / export filters and separate tables
> > for other categories of plugin?)
> The two basic categories are (1) imp/exp filters, and (2) tools - the
> latter being somewhat ambiguous. The third category is really "other
> stuff", the "svg" & "referee" projects being code examples more than
> anything useful, the "html" being half-baked in STABLE and disabled
> completely now in HEAD in favour of the "xhtml" importer plugin
> (which is really an HTML importer and/or a Multipart [X]HTML
> - so it can get quite messy.
> > Hmm, and I guess some (one) worked for like 1.0.2 but not 1.0.3
> > (the one mentioned in this thread that was not compiled for the
> > latest stable -- so the table should deal with that as well.
> sometimes the problem is with dependent libraries, whether
> libAiksaurus is the old GTK+-1.2 version or the new (and possibly
> broken) GTK+-2.0 version - who's in charge of aiksaurus these days
> > Are they all available from one location, or do we need a column in
> > the table to specify where (URL) to get the plugin?
> Most available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/abiword but old
> versions are generally hidden.
> Have fun,
> Francis James Franklin
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