[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #5207: Improve heuristics for detecting block assets

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#5207: Improve heuristics for detecting block assets
 Reporter:  tellyworth        |       Owner:  coreymckrill
     Type:  enhancement       |      Status:  assigned
 Priority:  high              |   Milestone:
Component:  Plugin Directory  |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  needs-patch       |

Comment (by khag7):

 This may be off-topic, but only slightly.

 The API is called on from the Gutenberg editor to return lists of plugins
 which have blocks. In some cases, the API includes a plugin with an empty
 list of blocks. This causes an error (see
 [https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/51018 Core#51018]). If "blocks" is
 empty, that plugin probably shouldn't be returned as a result at all by
 the API, right?

 Example query link below. See the second result: "Gutenberg Map Block for
 Google Maps" has an empty "blocks" property and causes an error on any
 wordpress site initiating this query.


 Assuming the detection of block assets improves, this is less of an issue,
 but until then is there a way for the API to intentionally discard results
 when request[block] is part of the query and "blocks" is empty on a

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5207#comment:16>
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