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

Hong Xu dev at xxxxx
Mon Jul 16 15:05:26 UTC 2012

On 2012/7/15 19:56, Lex Trotman wrote:
> On 15 July 2012 21:03, Hong Xu <dev at hong.me> wrote:
>> 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?
> Well, of course the geany-plugins is packaged for at least some
> distros, in particular debian and ubuntu.  That will of course get
> greater exposure, and maybe contributions, and also maybe bug reports
> :)
> BTW you mentioned a third party library, but you didn't say what
> library.  It would of course have to have a suitable license to allow
> it to be included.

The library is here: https://github.com/editorconfig/editorconfig-core

It is released under Simplified BSD License. So I believe this is not an 


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