[wp-hackers] Orphaning a plugin

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Aug 25 20:16:33 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Daniel Bachhuber
<wordpress at danielbachhuber.com> wrote:
> Apologies if this has been discussed before, but what's considered best practices for orphaning a plugin I no longer intend to work on or support? Should I remove it from the plugin directory, or leave it up with a notice?

We don't like people removing code from the directory, but if the
plugin doesn't work anymore then we'd be willing to close it so that
it doesn't appear anymore.

I'd say leave it up and maybe add a notice to the readme for people to see.


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