[Geany-devel] Third party plugin publish and third party library bundle problem

Hong Xu dev at xxxxx
Sun Jul 15 11:03:59 UTC 2012

On 07/15/2012 07:01 PM, Hong Xu wrote:
> On 07/15/2012 03:40 PM, Frank Lanitz wrote:
>> On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 09:27:46 +0800
>> Hong Xu <dev at hong.me> wrote:
>>> And, BTW, why geany-plugins project doesn't use a submodule for each
>>> plugin? Not all people need to clone the whole repository, and as it
>>> is separated to submodules, the permission control can be better for
>>> developers.
>> IIRc this was under discussion in past but was dismissed due to adding
>> complexity and little overall understanding of this. However, I don't
>> think cloning the repository is this much traffic. Also a goal was to
>> have plugins and its patches being reviewed before entering master to
>> enforce a minimum on quality. This also includes some
>> fire-and-forget-plugins of some developers as you can see from
>> MAINTAINERS files there are a lot of plugins out of maintenance.
> Thanks. However, I have to make a pull request for any trivial changes
> in this way. Do you think this is unnecessary?
> In you mind, is there any advantages for geany plugins in this repo
> other than other places?

Sorry, any *other* besides the quality enforcement?


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