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From Tommy-Carlos Williams <to...@devgeeks.org>
Subject Re: "Best" place to browse plugins
Date Wed, 27 May 2015 13:19:14 GMT
+1



> On 26 May 2015, at 21:44, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I would like to see plugin.cordova.io be a page easy to search and filter
> cordova plugins just like gulp [1], grunt [2], yeoman [3] and bower [4]
> 
> [1]: http://gulpjs.com/plugins
> [2]: http://gruntjs.com/plugins
> [3]: http://yeoman.io/generators
> [4]: http://bower.io/search
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 3:57 PM Michael Brooks <michael@michaelbrooks.ca>
> wrote:
> 
>>> 
>>> The mirroring may not help for search, but my worry is that a lot of
>> folks
>>> would still be on 4.3.0 and when cordova plugins registry becomes read
>>> only, they would not get bug fixes and other plugin updates.
>> 
>> 
>> My experience is this:
>> 
>> - A developer who is willing to upgrade a platform is also willing to
>> upgrading a plugin.
>> - A developer who is *not* willing to upgrade a platform is also *not*
>> willing in upgrading a plugin.
>> 
>> I think it's reasonable to offer a read-only state for the legacy plugin
>> registry. However, it would be helpful for the registry to explain the
>> minimum Cordova version required to support the npm registry.
>> 
>> Michael
>> 
>> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 9:01 AM, Parashuram N (MS OPEN TECH) <
>> panarasi@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> The mirroring may not help for search, but my worry is that a lot of
>> folks
>>> would still be on 4.3.0 and when cordova plugins registry becomes read
>>> only, they would not get bug fixes and other plugin updates.
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Victor Sosa [mailto:sosah.victor@gmail.com]
>>> Sent: Friday, May 1, 2015 8:59 AM
>>> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: "Best" place to browse plugins
>>> 
>>> I don't see a value on mirroring either. Instead I'd like to see a good
>>> querying mechanism in NPM, but for that we have to wait :/
>>> 
>>> 2015-05-01 10:55 GMT-05:00 Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>:
>>> 
>>>> I don't know - if npm is the place, then having a mirror just seems
>>>> like noise. I'd say close it down and put a nice text message up on
>>>> the site explaining where it is at NPM and how to search. (Link to npm
>>>> with the search params included.)
>>>> 
>>>> Is there a benefit of having it mirrored?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 10:49 AM, Parashuram N (MS OPEN TECH)
>>>> <panarasi@microsoft.com> wrote:
>>>>> It would be even better (for backward compatibility reasons) if we
>>>>> could
>>>> simply publish on npm, but keep plugins.cordova.io as a
>>>> mirror/redirector, based on the Cordova registry mapper.
>>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Gorkem Ercan [mailto:gorkem.ercan@gmail.com]
>>>>> Sent: Friday, May 1, 2015 8:31 AM
>>>>> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
>>>>> Subject: Re: "Best" place to browse plugins
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> What is the plan for plugins.cordova.io for after the CPR is closed?
>>>>> Without knowing if there is a good way to retrieve the list/details
>>>>> of
>>>> the cordova plugins from npm.
>>>>> I would love it if we could keep it as it is with the data from npm.
>>>>> --
>>>>> Gorkem
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 29 Apr 2015, at 10:57, Raymond Camden wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> With plugins at npm now, what is the "best" place for users to
>>>>>> browse plugins?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Is it at npm, using the search filter?
>>>>>> https://www.npmjs.com/browse/keyword/ecosystem:cordova
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Is it plugins.cordova.io?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If it is npm, will there be text added to plugins.cordova.io to
>>>>>> tell folks to start using the npm site?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> ===================================================================
>>>>>> === ===== Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
>>>>>> Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
>>>>>> Twitter: raymondcamden
>>>>>> 
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>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> ======================================================================
>>>> ===== Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
>>>> 
>>>> Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
>>>> Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
>>>> Twitter: raymondcamden
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>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
>>> IBM Software Engineer
>>> Guadalajara, Jalisco
>> 

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