[forge-dev] Forge Plugin/Addon/Extension naming
dan.j.allen at gmail.com
Fri May 27 11:38:19 EDT 2011
+1 to plugin pack. (or plugin group) I have never liked feature (sounds like
a single operation). We don't want fragment, because that sounds like
something that is partial or something that is broken.
Plus, the use of the work pack plays off of the pak tool that packages up a
project archetype or overlay.
On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 03:05, Paul Bakker <paul.bakker.nl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Plugin is only a problem because we're now talking about normal plugins and
> "uber" / ageration plugins. So what about calling plugins that aggregate
> other plugins (such as the proposed Seam3 plugin) PluginPack?
> On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Koen Aers <koen.aers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In the Eclipse ecosystem such addons are called fragments.
>> But then I don't know if we want to add to the overload of Eclipse
>> nomenclature... ;-)
>> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 7:34 PM, Jason Porter <lightguard.jp at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> I like extension, because it's extending what's there, but naming
>>> conflicts arise with both Addon and Extension :( ExtensionPack maybe
>>> or similar?
>>> On Thursday, May 26, 2011, Lincoln Baxter, III <lincolnbaxter at gmail.com>
>>> > " Keep the Seam plugins small and
>>> > isolated, yet have a single plugin that is used"
>>> > I think we need a new name for "Plugin"... we might have to use "Addon"
>>> > or "Extension" to refer to the bundle that may or may not contain an
>>> > actual org.jboss.forge.plugins.Plugin
>>> > Thoughts?
>>> > ~Lincoln
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>>> > Lincoln Baxter, III
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>>> > "Keep it Simple"
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