Re: How about creating addons.gnome.org
- From: Gil Forcada <gforcada gnome org>
- To: Jose Aliste <jose aliste gmail com>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: How about creating addons.gnome.org
- Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 16:01:26 +0200
El dt 10 de 08 de 2010 a les 09:43 -0400, en/na Jose Aliste va escriure:
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:35 AM, Johannes Schmid <jhs jsschmid de> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >> So to stress things, the site should clearly state that the plugins
> >> are property of their developers and that problems should go to them
> >> (as the addons.mozilla.org does) Of course we could also showcase
> >> GNOME-"blessed" plugins with some logo of Gnome. For me "blessed"w
> >> would mean are to be defined as maintained in a repository in the
> >> gnome git server.
> > Wouldn't it be better to restrict us to high quality plugins in the first
> > place? So, basically, getting accepted on addons.gnome.org would mean to
> > deliver quality code, translation and documentation.
> > We could have some kind of "staging" area of course but I would want this
> > area to be disabled by default, with a clear "You have been warned"-sign
> > attached to it.
> I totally agree with you. However, who would be responsible to review
> a plugin outside the staging area?
Let's first focus on what we need to create a first prototype version of
it, link somehow with libpeas  and then we can start adding staging
areas and flowers and rainbows.
I mean, obviously that there are lot of things to work out, but it would
get more interest from developers and users if there's something to play
For example we can start allowing only themes (for gnome-appearance
capplet and gedit color styles) and backgrounds (again for
Then after this works successfully we can add snippets for Anjuta,
plugins for EOG, GNOME Shell and gedit and so on.
My 5 cents,
> > Remember that we aren't a company that needs to promote its appstore by
> > having lots of stuff there and we can concentrate on quality. See 
> > related to that.
> This was never in my mind ;) I am not an apple fan :). I am a Gnome fan.
> > Regards,
> > Johannes
> >  http://www.mobileuserexperience.com/?p=896
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