Programming language for GIMP fork's rewrite

dan dan.hitt at
Sat Nov 16 16:35:41 UTC 2019

On Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 19:51:58 UTC, Clipsey wrote:
> On Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 18:57:07 UTC, Kamran wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> People who forked GIMP, a popular open source image editor are 
>> discussing on which language to choose for their rewrite at 
>> [1] and they are considering D. Maybe some of you can help 
>> them out.
>> [1]
> Oh hey, I didn't expect this to be shared here, haha.
> Yeah we're considering D, though i'm the main advocate for it. 
> So sadly there's p big chances that Rust will be chosen over D.

Hi Clipsey,

A big part of gimp is the plugins, may of which are packaged with 

So i wonder if there are any plugins for gimp written in D: it 
seem to be possible in principle at least.

In fact, i was searching for such a thing when i found this 

I did not find any plugins written in D for gimp on github, but 
maybe my
github skills are too poor.

So i wonder if the glimpse people have tried writing plugins in 
of the languages they are considering, just as a way of assessing 
comfortable they are in these different candidate languages.

(And, if you do know of any gimp plugins written in D, please lmk 
and tia.)


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