[forge-dev] Consolidating the Plugin Repositories
Lincoln Baxter, III
lincolnbaxter at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 18:07:18 EDT 2011
PS. I've implemented tags, though the search feature needs to be enhanced a
bit to support more complex queries (or multiple search terms)
Also, I'd like to implement auto-complete on plugin names when using the
install command, but that requires the index file to be cached first (which
is another thing I'd like to get done soon.)
On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 5:13 PM, Lincoln Baxter, III <
lincolnbaxter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Paul,
> We already have plugin search capabilities in the forge plugin. Basically I
> don't think we really need the XML repo because it's so close in
> functionality to what's already there. I do want to keep the idea of
> plugin-groups, but maybe tags is the answer there. Just let people provide
> tags that are searchable along with name and description.
> Try this out in Forge and you will see what I mean: (You may want to update
> and build a new snapshot.)
> $ forge find-plugin *
> $ forge find-plugin seam
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Paul Bakker <paul.bakker.nl at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi Lincoln,
>> Yes that would be a good improvement.
>> I think it's also good if we put the plugin browsing functionallity in the
>> forge plugin because now it feels a bit out of place (not sure if you wanted
>> to do that too). I will rewrite the code in the plugin-repo to use this.
>> What library do we use for yaml parsing?
>> On Jul 18, 2011, at 10:11 PM, Lincoln Baxter, III wrote:
>> Hey Paul,
>> It seems like we have two orthogonal plugin repositories. I'd like to
>> start using GitHub (have already started) to host the repository for easy
>> Do you think your plugin groups can be incorporated into what we've got
>> going on here?
>> This is where the code lives for the search and installation (you've
>> probably already seen it.)
>> Lincoln Baxter, III
>> "Keep it Simple"
> Lincoln Baxter, III
> "Keep it Simple"
Lincoln Baxter, III
"Keep it Simple"
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