[wp-hackers] Google Summer of Code 2007

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Mar 14 21:47:07 GMT 2007

Michael D Adams wrote:
> Some of the stuff above will be made a little bit easier by a project 
> Mark Jaquith, Matt Thomas and myself have been working on: the soon to 
> be launched (soon = days) plugin browser at 
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/


> It hooks into the wp-plugins.org SVN repository, parses each plugin's 
> readme file or description and gives each plugin a page of its own for 
> searching, stats, tagging, commenting, rating, etc.  Several similar 
> projects have come (and gone) before, but hopefully this one will be 
> centralized enough that it can stay viable.  Particularly if it's made 
> all the *more* useful by the kind of things you suggest above.

Is this plugin browser _only_ going to support plugins hosted on 
wp-plugins.org or will there be future functionality/apis to allow 
external hosted plugins to be easily listed?

If so determining an API and support for these maybe another good SOC 

Peter Westwood

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