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From Joe Bohn <joe.b...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: making plugins (plugins portlet) more visible in the console
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2008 13:09:04 GMT
Donald Woods wrote:
> Yeah, but until plugins built on earlier releases (like 2.1) work on 
> later maintenance updates (like 2.1.1 and 2.1.2) and we fix the 
> currently broken 2.1.1 plugin repo, I don't think we really want to 
> over-hype this feature....

By "the currently broken 2.1.1 plugin repo" do you just mean the fact 
that in G 2.1.1 the console defaults to the 2.1 plugin repo rather than 
the 2.1.1 plugin repo?  The 2.1.1 plugin repo itself is not broken AFAIK 
and should work correctly if you access it.

Joe


> 
> 
> -Donald
> 
> 
> Jarek Gawor wrote:
>> Yeah, that's a good point. But there are some things we could do
>> without the collapsible tree, for example, ensure that the debug views
>> always show up on the bottom, or combine "Information" and "Java
>> System Info" into one portlet.
>>
>> Anyway, I proposed this change becuase I feel like we should make
>> plugins and plugins infrastructure much more visible. Not only in the
>> console but everywhere else such as the website, documentation, etc.
>>
>> Jarek
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Donald Woods <dwoods@apache.org> wrote:
>>> I'd rather keep Plugins under applications.
>>>
>>> As Joe pointed out, the navigational tree is already taking up too much
>>> vertical space now for lower resolution displays.  Maybe if we ever 
>>> have the
>>> collapsible tree again, then we could rearrange/regroup the portlets...
>>>
>>>
>>> -Donald
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Jarek Gawor wrote:
>>>> Hey,
>>>>
>>>> Right now, the plugins portlet is not all that visible in the admin
>>>> console (it's under Applications / Plugins). I think it would be great
>>>> to make it more visible by creating a new "Plugins" section with
>>>> "Install", "Export", and "Assemble Server" subsections. I already
>>>> created three separate portlets for these plugin operations so
>>>> rearranging things visually should be easy.
>>>>
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Jarek
>>>>
>>


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