[gmpi] Re: Topic 1: Audience for and users of plugins

  • From: RonKuper@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: gmpi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 10:35:52 -0500

Because the majority of my plugin code uses 32 and 64 bit floats and I
dont want to have to provide integer equivalents for platforms that don't
support them, or be (source or binary) incompatible with a random subset
of target platforms.

This is perhaps jumping ahead to topic 3, but what if made a requirement
that the cross-platform "wrappers" in the source code be broken out into
classes of floating point systems vs. integer systems vs. fixed point
systems.  That way a vendor such as yourself could write a plugin that was
source-code compatible with any platform that supported floats, but not

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