[Qgis-developer] Cleaning up the plugin queue

Matthias Kuhn matthias.kuhn at gmx.ch
Mon Mar 24 23:49:31 PDT 2014

On 24.03.2014 22:34, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 03/24/2014 02:22 PM, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
>> Hi all.
>> After a short talk with Richard, I feel it is important to clean up the
>> unapproved plugin queue: we had about 40 plugins, some from 2012.
>> I'm writing the authors to ask for missing info, then I
>> approve/unapprove as I believe it is best for the project.
>> Of course I may be wrong, please forgive me: I think it is better to
>> approve a less than perfect plugin than leave dozens of potentially good
>> ones in the shade, and frustrate their authors and potential users.
>> Any suggestion and feedback welcome.
> Agreed, the point of approval isn't to vet the quality of the program -
> "experimental" is always welcome. I'd say anything with less than
> perfect information/quality just be flagged "experimental".
> I understood the intent of approval process was to prevent distribution
> of malicious code, spam and other nefarious purposes.
> Thanks,
> Alex
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Sounds perfectly reasonable. That's exactly the criteria I think this
process should follow.


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