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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "Best" place to browse plugins
Date Thu, 28 May 2015 22:35:02 GMT
npm does have a plan to improve their ecosystem + communities later this
year. We will essentially get a portal for cordova on npmjs.

I also agree in turning plugins.cordova.io into a Gulp & Yeoman style
search page. Probably won't be doing that until our current registry is
shut down I imagine.

On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 7:42 AM, Kerri Shotts <kerrishotts@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> I've used both Gulp & Yeoman's search, and prefer both to NPM (although
> it's not difficult to be better than NPM's search).
>
> I also think close association with the brand and site are important. For
> those users who don't know about Node & NPM yet, it's quickly apparent that
> there's a large community creating plugins for Cordova, and for everyone
> else, we have a URL that helps reinforce the Cordova name. NPM would still
> be canonical, of course.
>
> (Now if NPM improved their search and did some nice work around
> ecosystems, perhaps the above wouldn't be necessary. But I'm not going to
> hold my breath...)
>
>
>
>
> On May 27, 2015 at 8:19:35 AM, Tommy-Carlos Williams (tommy@devgeeks.org)
> wrote:
>
> +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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