[wp-hackers] Simplicity in 2.next

Podz podz at tamba2.org.uk
Tue Feb 7 09:36:32 GMT 2006

Craig wrote:
> Ryan said:
> "Plugins not in the wp-plugins repository simply won't get the developer
> attention that plugins that do reside in wp-plugin will get."
> Ryan,
> I don't disagree with your points at all, and certainly I like that there
> would be an advantage for plugins that are in the repository to get some
> developer-lovin', but part of this discussion is around trying to reduce
> some of the support issues on wordpress.org. Unless the support forums go
> the way of "official support only for repository-registered plugins" this
> won't reduce the traffic on the support forum.

I think in the short-term this could actually increase traffic because
of the questions about it, ironing out wrinkles etc. But for the
long-term it must be worth it - right now there is no organisation as
far as the end-user is concerned and having that is a goal worth some
short term graft.


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