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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: About that plugin discovery thing....
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 23:41:23 GMT
Hey Anis,

Sounds awesome! Can you share the repo links for the registry itself and
any other repos that are related?


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Anis KADRI <anis@apache.org> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I wanted to update the list on my progress on this topic. I've been working
> on this for the past month or so and I believe it will solve the issue of
> finding plugins for our users (core and 3rd party).
>
> I committed everything to plugman and cordova-cli under the
> 'plugman-registry'
>
> Everything should be well documented under the project's README but I
> should probably update the wiki and write a blog post as well.
>
> Now that 3.0 is released, I would like to merge this feature back into
> master on both projects by the end of this week if possible. It would be
> great if folks try it out and give me some feedback.
>
> The registry is based on NPM and because of that, all of your plugins need
> to be renamed using NPM's conventions: all lowercase and no spaces. I've
> already published some to plugins.cordova.io.
>
> plugman allows to install, adduser, publish, unpublish and search.
> cordova-cli only allows installation and search. I think that plugin
> authoring should be done with plugman as I am not sure what the flow would
> look like with cordova-cli. This can change.
>
> The only difference between npm and plugman is the (un)installation part.
> Everything else is pretty much the same. Plugin authors are not required to
> write a package.json as this is automatically generated by the tool from
> the plugin.xml. I've added a few tags to the specification to support this
> new use case.
>
> Let me know if you have any questions or requests.
>
> Anis
>

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