[wp-hackers] Code reviews for plugins?

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Mon Aug 23 16:05:06 UTC 2010

This idea *has* to be an improvement over the current "Works/Broken"
anonymous voting system. Though, I believe Otto is working on some
improvements with the "Works/Broken" system, so maybe it's best to see
what's in the pipeline for Plugin repository improvements as part of 3.org?


On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 11:01 AM, WPTavern <jeffc at wptavern.com> wrote:

> I think one of the best ideas I've seen proposed so far regarding plugin
> reviews is the idea of setting up an Amazon like review system for plugins.
> Each plugin on the repository gets their own review section aka comments.
> These comments could then be rated by the community with the most voted
> comments displayed at the top. This system is not subject to liability and
> instead of a team of people working behind the scenes through an email list
> or what have you, the entire community becomes the team of reviewers. The
> reviews/comments form also provides an opportunity for the end user to state
> whether or not the plugin works or is broken which would solve the other
> problem of plugin devs not getting feedback when someone marks their plugin
> as broken.
> Sent by Jeff Chandler via iPhone
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