[wp-hackers] Who to contact in order to take over development of a plugin?
chip at chipbennett.net
Mon Mar 12 18:03:37 UTC 2012
Actually, the current developer needs to go into the Plugin admin from the
Plugin's Extend listing page, and add the *new* developer as a *committer*.
After that (and sufficient time for the Extend servers to sync), the new
developer will have SVN-commit access to the Plugin.
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Bill Erickson <bill.erickson at gmail.com>wrote:
> I believe all that needs to be done is the current author adds you as a
> Plugin Author in the readme, and (optional) removes himself.
> That's what I've done in the past to take over ownership of a plugin.
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> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Bjorn Wijers <burobjorn at gmail.com>
> > Hi,
> > I've contacted the author of the File Icons plugin (
> > http://wordpress.org/extend/**plugins/file-icons/<
> > and we agreed that I'm taking over development of this plugin (I can send
> > our conversation). I'm already a contributor, but I'm not sure who I
> > to contact to become the lead developer of this plugin? Can someone point
> > me in the right direction?
> > ps: Maybe this question and the answer to it should become part of the
> > Development FAQ (http://wordpress.org/extend/**plugins/about/faq/<
> > AFAIK I cannot add this to the FAQ myself.
> > Thanks,
> > grtz
> > BjornW
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