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Re: Pluggable IO modules


On 09/19/2013 04:53 PM, Miguel Angel wrote:

2013/9/19 Tomasz Wlostowski <tomasz.wlostowski@xxxxxxx

I don't agree on this, my intention is to make them totally un-coupled
to the UI itself.


The simplest hotkey plugin only needs to provide a function to tell
which default hotkey does he want to hook on, and some kind of identifier.

Then another function to receive the hotkey event... with will check the
current context (selected elements, etc..) and act as programmed by the
plugin designer.

*context menu plugin:*
I see no coupling to the wx, ... the C++ implementation can take care of
how that's done over the UI.


Thanks for the explanation. Now I understand your idea and I fully agree :)

I'm not sure if that was your concern.

    My 5 cents for the plugin type list:
    - S3D_MODEL_PLUGIN for loading VRML/STEP/IGES,

I like it :)
you could "import freecad" and then do whatever you want...

    - APP_PLUGIN: an embeddable instance of a kicad application. In far
    future, it may become possible to put apps in tabs, embed them in a
    common shell application, etc.

I can't imagine the interface of that yet. :)
Me neither, for the moment, but it looks dangerously close to OLE/COM :)