[wp-hackers] Code reviews for plugins?
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Wed Aug 25 17:50:27 UTC 2010
On Aug 25, 2010, at 10:23 AM, Eric Mann wrote:
> For the record, no one has suggested any kind of plug-in "approval" process.
> We're talking about an *optional* review process that a) helps plug-in
> developers reach a higher state of conformity with their systems b) provides
> end-users with an objective set of criteria with which they can evaluate new
> systems and c) helps everyone easily identify which plug-ins *really* work with
> which versions of WordPress and where any potential code collisions might occur
> (there are several plug-ins that are incompatible with one another because
> developers broke certain conventions regarding naming, execution order, or
> improperly namespacing their scripts).
> We would never deny a plug-in from being listed. Any reviews, while it'd be
> great for them to be listed publicly on the repository, are entirely external to
> the process of submitting and listing a plug-in.
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