[Geany-devel] Markers

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Sun Mar 11 10:36:22 UTC 2012

Am 11.03.2012 07:16, schrieb Alexander Petukhov:
>> So all we need is the initialisation, and probably a common search
>> routine for the convenience of plugins (although that isn't absolutely
>> needed).  The smaller the patch the more likely someone has time to
>> test it and commit it.
> I would vote for having utility functions that manages a list of
> available markers
> instead of letting plugins manually find those that are marked with
> I can imagine a situation when some plugin set its markers for several
> documents but didn't do it for others,
> so when another plugin tries to set it's own markers it came to that
> markers idenifiers for the same markers are different in different
> documents that means it's another job to keep track of it.
> having such functions as utils_ui_get_marker(), utils_ui_free_marker()
> seems more clear and robust.

I agree. Not because I really expect this going to happen very often,
but because of it sounds like a cleaner solution for me with a defined
API for plugin codes.


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