[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #2404: Introduce obsolete/archived status for plugins

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#2404: Introduce obsolete/archived status for plugins
 Reporter:  westonruter       |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement       |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal            |  Milestone:
Component:  Plugin Directory  |   Keywords:
 When a plugin is closed [https://make.wordpress.org/plugins/2016/12/22
 /want-to-close-your-plugins-email/#comment-42937 via Ipstenu]:

 > It becomes invisible to everyone but you. No one can download it, no one
 can see it, and it’s not listed anywhere on your profile. As far as a user
 is concerned, it vanishes.

 Has there been consideration given to an archived or obsolete status for
 plugins? I think there would be value in having plugins still available
 for historical purposes, especially for feature plugins that get merged.

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/2404>
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