VCL question

Tor Lillqvist tml at
Mon Jan 18 22:52:30 PST 2016

> > Well the "sv" stands for StarView, I am fairly sure. The "p" might
> > mean "pseudo" or "pixmap"?
> >
> plugin.

Which of course by now is rather hilarious, as "svp", if I understand
correctly, mostly is synonym with "headless" (in the vcl sense), and its
code is not a plugin in a technical sense, but statically linked in the vcl
(dynamical) library.

In general, vcl/README would need some clueful editing. It is full of terms
that are not defined, used only once, and then later another term used for
the same concept. Or the same term used for different concepts. I am not

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