[Qgis-developer] Why I'm not going to use hub.plugins.org for my
pi_ml at sourcepole.com
Mon Nov 21 08:30:24 EST 2011
Am Montag, 21. November 2011, um 14.21:32 schrieb Tim Sutton:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Pirmin Kalberer <pi_ml at sourcepole.com>
> > Hi Alessandro, Tim,
> > Am Montag, 21. November 2011, um 12.48:08 schrieb Tim Sutton:
> >> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Alessandro Pasotti <apasotti at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> >> There are hundreds of redmine plugins out there, probably there is
> >> >> one to let users delete their projects. I still wonder if it is a
> >> >> good idea for other reasons though - if I file a bug against your
> >> >> project and spent time and effort on working with your plugin I may
> >> >> not want to see my work on your redmine project dissapear overnight
> >> >> because you became bored with it. Better in my mind that an admin
> >> >> delete it after giving it some consideration.
> >> >
> >> > In that case (which it's a corner case) you'd probably have the code
> >> > in GIT anyway or at least the plugin installed on your disk and you
> >> > could still create a new project.
> >> Sorry but I was referring to the bug tracking history relating to the
> >> plugin, not the code (I realise I have the code already). The history
> >> of what issues people report against the plugin and what resolutions
> >> took place and why is useful information that should persist should
> >> e.g. a new maintainer take over the plugin because the former one got
> >> bored.
> >> It looks like the reason you can change your project to a subproject
> >> of QGIS Desktop is because you are listed as a manager of that
> >> project. So it seems that the rule is : you cant make your project (A)
> >> a subproject of (B) unless you are at least a manager of (B). This
> >> probably makes good sense because otherwise we give everyone perfect
> >> freedom but also have potential anarchy e.g. users just inserting
> >> their project as a child of yours without consulting you.
> >> So I think the workflow should be that when a user wants to create a
> >> new project, it should always go under plugins, and if that is the
> >> wrong place they should file a ticket.
> > As soon as Mathias some hours left (should be next week), he will write a
> > plugin for customizing Redmine to QGIS' needs. The most important things
> > I currently see:
> > -Don't show members of project, if more than 50 (#3983)
> > -Make "User plugins" the default parent project for new projects (#3956,
> > #4545)
> > -Hide Repository link on Overview page (currently implemented as patch)
> That would probably do it thanks. Do you know of anyway to modify the
> landing page? There was some interest in getting rid of latest
> projects, latest news and providing a more user friendly getting start
> guide on the front page.
Easiest way would probably be to set a project wiki page (e.g. QGIS or Quantum
GIS Desktop) as Home page like redmine.org does.
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