[Geany-devel] [RFC] Geany Plugin Names

Alexander Petukhov devel at xxxxx
Sat Oct 29 08:11:29 UTC 2011

29.10.2011 09:41, Matthew Brush пишет:
> Hi all,
> Is anybody opposed to removing the "geany" and "Geany" prefix from the 
> plugins in Geany-Plugins. I mean at least for the directory name in 
> the source tree, README/Site, and PLUGIN_SET_INFO() name?
> It's always bothered me when I go into *Geany's* plugin manager and 
> see plugin names like "GeanyFooBar". Obviously the plugin is for Geany 
> and the "Geany" prefix makes the plugin not ordered correctly. Same 
> goes for the SVN/Git repository source tree directory names.
> For example:
> Geany-Zencoding plugin could be "Zencoding" under the directory in the 
> repo called "zencoding".
> This is like many plugins already, for example:
> addons, codenav, debugger, devhelp, gproject (sorta :), 
> pretty-printer, shiftcolumn, spellcheck, tableconvert, treebrowser, 
> updatechecker, webhelper, and xmlsnippets.
> IMO these would be reasonable renames for the others:
> Old Name Plugin Info Name Directory
> ======== ================ =========
> GeanyDoc Documentation?[1] doc or geanydoc
> GeanyExtrasel Extra Selections extrasel
> Geanygdb GNU Debugger[2] gdb
> GeanyGenDoc Documentation Generator gendoc
> GeanyInsertNum Insert Numbers[3] insertnum
> GeanyLatex LaTeX (Addons) latex
> GeanyLipsum Lorem Ipsum Generator lipsum
> GeanyLua Lua Plugins lua
> GeanyMacro Macro Recorder macro
> GeanyNumberedBookmarks Numbered Bookmarks numberedbookmarks
> GeanyPg Privacy Guard pg or gpg
> GeanyPrj Project Manager?[4] prj or project
> GeanySendMail Send Mail sendmail
> GeanyVC Version Control vc or vcs
> --[coming soon]---------------------------------------------------
> GeanyMultiTerm Multi-Tabbed Terminal multiterm
> GeanyPy Python Plugins python
> GeanyZencoding Zen Coding zencoding
> ==================================================================
> [1] Could we merge Devhelp and GeanyDoc?
> [2] Could we replace in favour of Debugger?
> [3] Should this go in Addons?
> [4] Could we merge GProject and GeanyPrj or are totally different?
> ==================================================================
> Anyway, just a thought to make things more consistent and less 
> redundant. It seems like while converting and moving to Git would be 
> an ideal time to do this. Feel free to +1, -1, comment or ignore.
> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
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was thinking of it when translating plugin names )
as to gproject and geanyprj they differs in that gproject utilizes geany 
project support while geanyprj uses it's own, so they are unlikely to be 


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