[Geany-devel] Usage of plugin_help()

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Mon Mar 12 14:00:05 UTC 2012

Am 12.03.2012 00:24, schrieb Lex Trotman:
> [...]
>>>> Question is, what do we really want to have behind that function?
>>> The delivery format is less important than actually providing help.
>> I guess that's set. But how would such a thing look like?
> Well, since you are trying to get GP plugins to provide a ReST
> formatted readme why not make it a recommendation for a ReST formatted
> help which the GP build script can turn into an installed html file.
> So the plugin_help() just needs to call utils_open_browser().
> Use the same css as Geany's manual and get a consistent look and feel.
> As to content, first guess recommended layout:
> How to use
> --------------
> What it does, menu items, keybindings
> Preferences
> ---------------
> blah
> How to configure
> ----------------------
> blah
> The last is only needed if there is configuration beyond the
> preferences settings.

I like that idea.


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