[Qgis-developer] one email address for plugin approvers

Alessandro Pasotti apasotti at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 04:32:51 PST 2014

2014-02-12 13:20 GMT+01:00 Olivier Dalang <olivier.dalang at gmail.com>:

> Hi !
> -1 for making the homepage mandatory...
> If it's only to display the plugin's help/readme information, we should
> rather have the developpers create some help/readme file for each plugin,
> which could be opened directly from within QGIS.
> IMO that's much better than a link which opens in the browser, and which
> most of the time will be either irrelevant (since no one will spend time to
> make a homepage for a plugin), or a quite technical looking github readme
> page, which precisely displays a readme.md/txt/html page.
> +1 for the tracker and the repository !
> On the same topic :
> I find the descriptions of the plugins often too synthetic to really know
> what a plugin is good for.
> I'd say this comes from the fact that descriptions can be on one line long
> in the metadata file.
> Having the ability to use multiple lines would be much better, and we'd
> simply show the first line only in compact views (listings...).

Multiline descriptions in the metadata are allowed, newlines are not
converted to BR in the HTML though...

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