[Geany-Devel] Any votes for a "Project-Tree" plugin?

Oly olymk2 at xxxxx
Fri Apr 18 07:10:02 UTC 2014

I would like to get some of my plugins into the main plugin list, perhaps i
could create a pull request for one and we can use it as a test, i dont
mind supporting it and fixing bugs the only part i dont really know
anything about is the automake side of things.

I will perhaps push the python code checker, its reasonably small / simple

also not sure how you sort out dependency issues when its not packaged.

martin I will push the code for my project view sometime this weekend, got
a few things on so not sure when i will get a minute.

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 6:32 AM, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:

> [...]
> >
> > On the packaging side, it would be great to have the incentive of getting
> > something onto the standard packaging system, since then it becomes a
> > simpler (more incremental) task to 'stay current' with geany, and not get
> > left behind (as happened with my previous SciTE dependency).
> To make sure you don't have incorrect expectations let me explain.
> Geany-Plugins is a separate project from Geany providing a collection
> of plugins.  Although some of its plugins are made by Geany
> developers, and it tries to synchronise releases with Geany for user
> convenience, the plugins are not supported by the Geany project or the
> Geany-Plugins project.  You will still have to maintain any plugin
> that is part of the collection yourself (or get someone to volunteer
> for you).  And being part of the collection means there is an extra
> step to that maintenance, beyond just having it in your own github, as
> you need to submit pull requests to the collection.
> Plugins that are not maintained are considered orphaned, and may be
> removed from the collection. (Well, that threat has not been carried
> out ... yet :)
> Of course being part of the Geany-Plugins collection means you *might*
> get more contributors than you would just on github, but you *will*
> get more feature demands, bug reports, complaints etc all of which
> have to be dealt with.  If you would have trouble staying 'current'
> when your plugin is not in the Geany-Plugins collection, you will have
> more trouble if your plugin is in the collection, because there is
> more to do.  Of course having other people using your plugin may
> provide you with an incentive you need.
> Initially you may be better off just using github and getting yourself
> listed on the "Third Party" list on the plugins website.
> Cheers
> Lex
> >
> > Martin
> > :-)
> >
> >
> >
> >[...]
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