Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Support/KnowledgeBase/PseudoLoader

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07/27/07 17:56:37 (7 years ago)
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    4 A !PseudoLoader is a type of !OpenSceneGraph [http://www.openscenegraph.com/documentation/OpenSceneGraphReferenceDocs/a02205.html osgDB] !PlugIn. 
     4A !PseudoLoader is a type of !OpenSceneGraph [http://www.openscenegraph.org/documentation/OpenSceneGraphReferenceDocs/a02205.html osgDB] !PlugIn. 
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    66It differs from a typical ReferenceGuides/OsgDB file-loading plugin in that the "filename" string does not correspond to an actual file on disk, but rather the string represents parameter information for the plugin code.  Thus a "pseudoloader" can be thought of as a plugin that processes "pseudo-filenames". 
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    8 The main advantage of !PseudoLoaders is they may be used to extend any OSG application that uses [http://www.openscenegraph.com/documentation/OpenSceneGraphReferenceDocs/a02205.html osgDB's] dynamic plugin discovery mechanism.  That means that any application can be extended by a !PseudoLoader's capabilities with no change to the application's source code. 
     8The main advantage of !PseudoLoaders is they may be used to extend any OSG application that uses [http://www.openscenegraph.org/documentation/OpenSceneGraphReferenceDocs/a02205.html osgDB's] dynamic plugin discovery mechanism.  That means that any application can be extended by a !PseudoLoader's capabilities with no change to the application's source code. 
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    1010The core OSG currently has 3 !PseudoLoaders (see the plugin source code for more documentation):