[Qgis-developer] Silence "Plugin approval notification"

Matthias Kuhn matthias at opengis.ch
Thu Mar 31 00:57:38 PDT 2016

Hi Paolo

On 03/31/2016 09:15 AM, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Il 31/03/2016 09:10, Matthias Kuhn ha scritto:
>> Hi List,
>> Can we remove plugin approval notifications from the qgis-developer
>> list? There is already enough traffic on this list. We could have a
>> dedicated plugin-announce list if there is a demand for this.
>> Is this ok for you?
> Hi Matthias,
> IMHO it is useful to know what's going on. We all hate useless traffic,
> but it happens fairly often that people redo already exixting plugins
> just because they do not know they are available, so spreading the word
> a bit further is useful.
IMHO this is neither efficient nor adequate for this particular purpose.
In comparison with the nice search engine on plugins.qgis.org which
supports tags and descriptions and can be used at an appropriate time,
this channel here does seem to be a rather badly targetted tool with the
side effect of deteriorating the SNR.

All the best

Matthias Kuhn
OPENGIS.ch - https://www.opengis.ch
Spatial • (Q)GIS • PostGIS • Open Source

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