[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #3081: The 'installation' field has disappeared from the Plugins API

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#3081: The 'installation' field has disappeared from the Plugins API
 Reporter:  johnbillion  |      Owner:
     Type:  defect       |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:
Component:  API          |   Keywords:  needs-patch
 It makes sense that the 'Installation' tab has been removed from the UI in
 the Plugin Directory and added as the first item in the FAQ instead.

 The 'Installation' section in the plugin readme is still valid, and still
 present in [https://wordpress.org/plugins/files/2017/03/readme.txt the
 sample readme].

 However, the `installation` field has also been removed from the Plugins
 API (version `1.0`), which is a breaking change. This field should be
 reinstated. If it needs to be removed, then the API should get a version

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3081>
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