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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [RT] skin/plugin packaging & versioning formats
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2004 14:13:49 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Dave Brondsema wrote:
>> We should look at how eclipse handles plugins and how firefox &
>> thunderbird handle extensions and themes.  Both allow for automatic
>> updates too.
>> If we can't borrow formats exactly, we can at least borrow concepts (e.g.
>> how they dealt with eclipse version v. plugin version and compatibility
>> between the two)>
> +1 I am fairly familiar with eclipses plugin.xml and unless there is any 
> objection I will start moving out plugin.xml format to mirror that.

I'm ok with any format, but Won't users probably be confused and try to 
install Forrest plugins in Eclipse? Or is this maybe even an asset and 
not a problem?

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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