[Geany-devel] [RFC] Geany Plugin Names

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Oct 31 22:21:34 UTC 2011

On 1 November 2011 00:03, Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 00:20, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>>>> Although in my, probably poorly informed, opinion, gproject seems to
>>>> encompass most of geanyprj
>>> Not completely. The main difference is that gproject is an extension
>>> of Geany's projects. As such, displays just single project's files in
>>> the sidebar and shares the Geany's project settings file for its
>>> settings. geanyprj on the other hand can display multiple project's
>>> files in the sidebar and has separate project settings file for every
>>> project. This is slightly messy because you have two different
>>> projects next to each other. Originally gproject was like this too but
>>> then I decided to sacrifice the multiple project ability and play more
>>> nicely with Geany.
>>> About the project name change - I don't care as long as someone is
>>> able to invent two different names for the project plugins ;-).
>> Thanks Jiri,
>> Based on your description, project for gproject and projects for geanyprj?
> Like others, I think these are too similar, possibly causing confusion
> among users.
> Another possibility could be Project/Multiproject - in fact, I still
> have my original sources of gproject with support of multiple projects
> under a github repository with this name (and this plugin is in my
> opinion a superset of geanyprj and could be used as a substitute of
> geanyprj if there's such interest).

Yes, or maybe project-extensions and multi-project.  Although IIUC
from the docs geanyprj is really one project at a time with auto

What should be done is to make some changes inside Geany, but thats OT
here, see separate thread I'll start soon.


> Cheers,
> Jiri
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