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Subject: Re: plugins on RaaA

Re: plugins on RaaA

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:34:18 +0200

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 08:18:15PM +1100, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> Hi,
> How much do we really care about the graphical plugins working on
> RaaA? Really I'm asking about pictureflow and credits.

I would assume that the people who want pictureflow on a DAP will also
work on RaaA. I personally don't use it, so I won't argue that it's
critical :)

I think credits is a bit different though. I think it's fairly reasonable
to interpret GPLv2 2c as saying you're not allowed to drop the credits
plugin, but even without that I think we really want to have that list
accessible. Of course temporarily breaking things during development
shouldn't be a problem, but the credits functionality will have to be
restored in some way fairly soon I'd say.

What happens if plugins are built assuming a small screen? Will they
break horribly, or just show up awkwardly in a corner?


"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2011-03-30

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