[Geany-devel] Improving usability and handling for Geany-Plugins

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Thu Jan 20 20:09:54 UTC 2011

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 21:25:54 +0100, Frank wrote:

>On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:13:03 +0100
>Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 19:26:02 +0100, Colomban wrote:
>> >Le 19/01/2011 18:45, Dimitar Zhekov a écrit :
>> >> On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 23:13:51 +0100
>> >> Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>> >> 
>> >>> In fact, I propose to do exactly this: all plugins of the
>> >>> combined geany-plugins releases should have the version of the
>> >>> geany-plugins release itself. Everything else would just cause
>> >>> confusion, IMO.
>> >> 
>> >> So we are going to have my_plugin version 0.5, followed by 0.20,
>> >> and then 0.6 or 0.7? Which one is the latest?
>> 0.20.
>> I was never convinced maintaining plugins within g-p and outside is a
>> good idea. AFAIK there are only a few plugins for which this actually
>> matches (geanylatex, geanyvc). 
>Only geanylatex is left here. geanyVC is part since about 0.18.1

Sorry for the wrong information. I just had a look at the geany-plugins
repository and there is still the geanyvc directory. Maybe this could
be removed?

>> I just fail to see how this could be an
>> advantage. I only see the many disadvantages beginning at users'
>> confusion and ending at duplicate maintenance efforts.
>> And for plugins which are part of the combined geany-plugins project,
>> these should all have the version of the g-p project itself as their
>> are released together as one big package. 
>I'm fine for dong this with the plugins developed inside the combined
>project. I will not do it for geanyLaTeX as I want to keep freedom to
>do independent releases. 

Nobody will hinder you from doing that.
I just said I don't see any advantage of this but my opinion regarding
this is not new and I expressed it a couple of times already in the
past. Since it's your plugin, it's your decision.


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