[wp-hackers] Delete Plugin on SVN please

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Nov 4 21:10:46 UTC 2009

On 4 Nov 2009, at 21:01, mark waterous wrote:

>> Perhaps we can clean it up with a new
>> tag/filtering system? For example, anything explicitly abandoned  
>> can be
>> marked and filtered out of most searches, but available for  
>> developers
>> who may be interested in resurrection a particular project.
> +1 for that. There's a lot of hidden gems in there, but at present  
> tracking
> down specifics can be a time consuming process. Placing some extra
> responsibility on the developer to maintain their plugin or mark it
> abandoned would be a good start - perhaps adding an advanced search
> capability would help the end user though? Just a few options where  
> you
> could filter out plugins by their compatibility, last date updated,  
> etc.

If you want a plugin removed completely try emailing the support email  
address plugins at wp.org

> Plugins that haven't been updated since 2007 probably shouldn't be  
> coming
> back very high on the search results.

Just because a plugin has not been updated since 2007 does not  
necessarily mean that plugin doesn't work.

In fact it is quite possible if the plugin was well coded and used the  
apis available correctly that it still works.

Peter Westwood
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