[Qgis-developer] one email address for plugin approvers
olivier.dalang at gmail.com
Thu Feb 13 03:44:45 PST 2014
I made a quick draft about a potential plugin approval checklist :
Please extend it or change it !
2014-02-13 12:22 GMT+01:00 Vincent Picavet <vincent.ml at oslandia.com>:
> Le jeudi 13 février 2014 12:15:24, Richard Duivenvoorde a écrit :
> > Approval:
> > 1) your plugin will not be public until it is approved by a set of
> > community approvers
> > 2) give approvers some time to do this (after 2 weeks just email to...)
> > 3) to approve we check that (checklist):
> > - has a proper license (???? which one? and info about that??)
> There is no choice on the licence a plugin can be distributed under : a
> import is considered a link, therefore the "import qgis.core" is enough to
> propagate the GPL licence to the plugin.
> There may be some other files under different licences though, namely
> data, documentation or whatever else is not concerned by the link and GPL
> > - supports english language
> > - does not duplicate of existing functionality or plugin, unless there
> > is a very good reason (plz provide this reason in the description or
> > metadata)
> > For the first point (orange block) can we standardize on Github? Can we
> > ask from the average plugin author to put his code on Github? Because
> > then an author has both an issuetracker and either a README or a wiki.
> > Then here:
> > etadata-table
> > AND in the plugin code, make repository a required property, and keep
> > homepage and tracker optional. BUT that should be enforced in the plugin
> > repo code then.
> > Is this clear enough?
> > Please comment/rewrite in a way that I can copy it into the website.
> > Regards,
> > Richard Duivenvoorde
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