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From Cyriaque Dupoirieux <>
Subject Re: user-friendly plugin names
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2005 07:15:34 GMT
Addi a écrit :

> Diwaker Gupta wrote:
>> The naming convention for the plugins is fine, but I think it would 
>> be nice if users are able to declare required plugins using simpler 
>> names like "pdf", "text", "docbook" and so on.
>> We can figure out what simple names exactly to use later. I just 
>> wanted to see what people feel about this? It should be trivial to 
>> implement (though I have _no_ clue how! :-D), and I think it'll make 
>> config much less intimidating (even I get scared typing 
>> Diwaker
> Yup, I have to say I agree.  It is also a pain when going to the 
> plugin dir in linux to manually install the plugin because I like to 
> use tab to finish out long filenames but I pretty much have to type 
> the whole thing in since they all start with the same long name before 
> getting to the actual useful part of the name.

I think somethink like "cd *pdf" in $FORREST_HOME/plugins drives you to 
"org.apache.forrest.plugin.output.pdf " - it's not so long  ;-)

> - Addi

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