[Geany-devel] [Geany Plugins] naming issues and consistence

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Sun Dec 13 13:56:16 UTC 2009

Am 13.12.2009 12:41, schrieb Enrico Tröger:
> On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 11:56:24 +0100, Frank wrote:
>> On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 08:06:25 +0100
>> Dominic Hopf<dmaphy at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>> An example which explains this a bit better is the plugin I maintain:
>>> GeanyGDB. If a user installed this, it showed up as "Debugger". What
>>> a user actually would have expected is, that a new item showed up as
>>> "GeanyGDB". I fixed this with SVN revision 1075 of Geany-Plugins and
>>> I think there finally is no "debug" or "debugger" anymore which could
>>> confuse anyone. It all is either "geanygdb" (Unix name) or
>>> "GeanyGDB" (the actual plugin name) and I will continue this naming
>>> in that way.
>> I suggest to use small letters in begin of plugin name as geany is
>> just a prefix. So s/GeanyGDB/geanyGDB.
> "Geany" in the plugin names is part of the name and should be properly
> capitalised as it's also done with the other plugins. I think it would
> be even more inconsistent and confusing if some plugins would be
> captilised properly (like the internal and some other plugins) and your
> plugins would break this rule. This would make Dominic's efforts
> useless.

Additionally it looks ugly, IMO :)

Best regards.

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