[wp-hackers] Delete Plugin on SVN please

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Thu Nov 5 16:44:37 UTC 2009

On Nov 4, 2009, at 4:19 PM, Chris Jean wrote:

>  then invariably get something that swamps me: a big project at  
> work, some personal stuff is happening that takes away my time, etc.  
> Then when I'm able to come back to the project, days have gone by  
> and I realize something. Since the repo system lists new projects  
> based upon the day that the repo was approved and not based upon the  
> first version being submitted, my great new plugin idea will be  
> quickly lost due to the lack of attention on the new plugin list. In  
> other words, if I wait 10 days from repo approval to push up the  
> first version, then people will have to go 10 days back in the new  
> plugin list to find my plugin. This realization has at times caused  
> me to lose interest in a project.

You need a better strategy. You can announce new plugins (and updated  
plugins) on Web Log Tools collection, which will get your plugin a lot  
more attention then I've ever got on the Plugin DB, even when I  
committed v1 as soon as I got access.

- Eric Marden

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