[wp-hackers] Reviews for Plugins
andycharrington at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 09:30:26 UTC 2011
That would be amazing Ryan. I'd certainly use it. +1 for efficiency!!
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On 2 Nov 2011, at 08:43, Ryan Frankel <ryan.frankel at gmail.com> wrote:
> I also forgot to mention that by default the API returns the recently updated plugins. You could do a query for say X number of recent and new plugins every Y minutes and be pretty sure you have overlap and keep everything up-to-date. Then you only have to dump all of the data a single time. There is probably a better way to do this but right now that isn't a big deal to me.
> Now that I have all of the data I think I am going to put some thought into what a good rating system will be. Maybe if I can get something setup that mimics the functionality that an integrated wp.org would a discussion can occur whether it would be useful or not. I would think I can now have something for everybody to take a look at in a few days if anyone cares lol.
> On Nov 2, 2011, at 4:15 AM, Mike Bijon wrote:
>> The plugin API doesn't have much available info, and it needs enhancements
>> or you'll need to spider the whole thing to know what changes. Here's a
>> sample echo-to-screen implementation to sniff around with:
>> As for building a better plugin rating system, someone mentioned DSP's.
>> They're usually slow (and worse in PHP), but worth trying if we can get
>> data to work with.
>> Does anyone on the core team (dd32 since he built this API?) know if the
>> votes could be anonymized & exported? We'd really just need to plugin ID,
>> vote score, and date -- totally anon.
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