About the Lino Extensions Library¶
It is separate from the Standard Plugin Library because not everybody might want it. It is a big library, so beginners might not want to dive into all these concepts right now. And despite our efforts of making it very reusable, it is still just one possible view of the world, and you might prefer your own view.
Where is the borderline between a standard plugin and an "XL" plugin? The theoretical answer is that the Standard Plugin Library contains "basic features" that remain useful also for people who don't want the XL.
The borderline is neither very clear nor definitive. For example we have two
excerpts. The former in the core (
lino.modlib) while the
latter is in
lino_xl.lib. Yes, it remains arbitrary choice.
office to the XL? Move
to the core? And what about