[tomboy-list] About addin repository,
jeffschroeder at computer.org
Tue Apr 12 07:05:28 PDT 2011
On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 6:59 AM, Jared <jaredljennings at gmail.com> wrote:
> We were thinking of making an interface inside of tomboy. So it would download and install all from tomboy.
Distributions like Ubuntu will patch out that functionality like they
did with firefox. I was just trying to help you avoid that.
> On Apr 12, 2011, at 8:20 AM, Jeff Schroeder <jeffschroeder at computer.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 5:15 AM, Luc Pionchon <pionchon.luc at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> About addin repository,
>>> I updated the Add-ins page  with direct links to screen-shots and
>>> dll, hopefully making it easier for end-users to get what they need.
>>> One site is dead (404). A few Add-ins don't provide binary, and source
>>> code is stored in various ways. Also I am wondering about binaries
>>> from various external web sites, it sounds like a potential security
>>>  https://live.gnome.org/Tomboy/PluginList
>>> About source code repository, whereas it is at tomboy/Tomboy/Addins,
>>> tomboy/contribs, or in a new module tomboy-addins is up to you. In any
>>> case it would be great benefit to centralize addins @GNOME (when the
>>> author wishes so).
>>> The main point is to get them packaged all together by linux
>>> distributions. Note: Ubuntu has official packages for
>>> tomboy-blogposter and tomboy-latex. I would suggest something like
>>> tomboy-addins, like gedit-plugins, rhythmbox-plugins,
>>> banshee-extensions-common (*), etc.
>> You might *seriously* consider adding support for packagekit to
>> tomboy. That way when distributions have packaged up the separate
>> extensions, you get 1 user experience on every distro to download and
>> install them. hughsie is the guy that wrote packagekit and is general
>> very approachable with questions.
>>  http://www.packagekit.org/
>>> Another strong point is to get them into the gnome i18n loop,
>>> targeting at an uniform and coherent translation between addins and
>>> And of course it eases global maintenance and gives a place to report bugs.
>>> Overall I think there is need of someone to overlook the addins, to do
>>> a minimum QA, facilitate integration, look at coherence between addins
>>> and uniform UI, and hopefully get them out together with tomboy
>>> (*) One short note on "Add-ins" I would strongly recommend to be
>>> uniform across the GNOME platform. Today we have addins, addons,
>>> plugins, extensions (...)
>>> This would be for the best benefit of tomboy users, and tomboy itself
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>> Jeff Schroeder
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