[sldev] LSL initiated Prim metadata was Re: Plugin architecture

Jason Giglio gigstaggart at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 17:20:40 PST 2007

Argent Stonecutter wrote:
> The point isn't how the data is marshalled, the point is that it's 
> typed. The way Jason described it the only change that would be made 
> when it's finalized would be changing the tag, which means that it 
> should already be strongly typed (IE, exposed to LSL as a list) before 
> that point.

No, changing the tag isn't the only change.  UI and/or new built-in LSL 
functions must be made, those would generate the proper string on the 
new tag number from then on.

Any validation and strong typing would happen there.  For most LSL-tied 
features, it wouldn't require a list at all, rather, the string would be 
constructed from fixed function parameters.

Changing the tag is the only change as far as the feature implementation 
is concerned.  It is not, however, the only change.


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