[wp-hackers] Code reviews for plugins?

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Mon Aug 23 17:53:55 UTC 2010

On Aug 23, 2010, at 1:44 PM, Chip Bennett wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:03 PM, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
>> wrote:
>> On Aug 23, 2010, at 12:05 PM, Chip Bennett wrote:
>>> 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?
>> Finding a list of best practices is orthogonal to improving said system.
>> And getting the best practices is the first step so no need to wait.
> That comment was in response - and directly related - to Jeff's idea
> regarding revising the plugin "Works/Broken" system (or adding an
> Amazon-style rating/commenting system) on Extend. I don't see it as
> conflicting with the suggestion to develop a set of best-practices
> guidelines. I suggested to wait on coming up with ideas to change/replace
> the "Works/Broken"  tool on Extend, *not* to wait on creating best-practices
> guidelines or to wait on implementing some form of peer review.
> In fact, I'll jump right in line, as soon as such peer-review is available.
> So, the sooner it happens, the better!

Great!  Hope to get your list of best practices here:



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