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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <>
Subject Re: Extensions hosting
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:26:45 GMT

Hi *,

On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 09:18:07AM +0100, J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote:
> We should keep in mind that for many extension developers it's
> probably ok to create a SF, GoogleCode or whatever project to host
> the extension code and the binary. But i believe that there are also
> many developers who simply want to put there macro collection in an
> extension container with the necessary meta data and want share it
> with others. Means they simply want to upload it for broader
> availability without creating their own project or the necessity to
> have their own webspace for hosting the binary extension.
> And i think this is even more important for templates. People create
> a nice template and would ideally be able to upload it directly from
> the office. Ok for upload we would need some kind of registration
> and authentication to do that. But that would be very convenient for
> users.

not only templates, there is a whole set of NON-CODE extensions, that is
you do not need to be a developer nor write any code to build very
useful extensions!

You can not expect those "extension creators" (new term, as they are not
developers in the sense of developing source code) to create a SF
project or the like.

Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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