[wp-hackers] Simplicity in 2.next

Carthik Sharma carthik at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 18:15:28 GMT 2006

On 2/7/06, Craig <nuclearmoose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Craig, if you provide plugins which are known-good (or even
> > known-better) hopefully people will start using them in preference to
> > others that are not "known" to be well behaved. This will reduce
> > support requests, at least during upgrades by more than a little.
> >
> > Carthik.
> Very true, however there are many quality plugins that I know and trust that
> aren't on the repository. I guess the question is really how do we get the
> authors to move their stuff over to wp-plugins.org?

I suggest Plugin Gardeners take on maintenance of such plugins,
voluntarily. It is no big deal really, since it only involves updating
the svn repo with the latest version, and ensuring everything's
working right.

> I would be willing to help out authors in writing/editing instructions or
> other basic documentation. Can't help with the code, of course, but maybe I
> can help to lessen the work around maintaining the plugin.
> Is there a place for the non-coder in wp-plugins.org?

Not for me to answer, but if I had to, I'd think yes.

> Craig.
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