[Qgis-developer] Version number in plugin path?

Martin Dobias wonder.sk at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 07:23:13 EST 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Carson Farmer <carson.farmer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But I'd like to start the discussion about compatibility with older
>> versions. So far I'm not really convinced that there's real benefit -
>> why would someone use both 1.x version and 0.x version at the same
>> time?
> I guess you're probably right, the majority of users would only have one or
> the other. If they are using an older version, they would likely also have
> the older version of the plugin installer.
> The multiple versions probably only applies to developers. The only other
> issue then is if we do change how plugins are managed in the future, is now
> to handle plugins after a QGIS upgrade...

I want to handle this situation with strictly required
qgisMinVersion() method in plugins for 1.x. It will be easily detected
which plugins doesn't include this method and will be considered as <
1.0 thus not loaded.


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