Categories in plugins window

Jorge Villaseñor salinasv at
Tue Jul 30 12:02:31 EDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:04 AM, Ankit Vani <a at> wrote:

> Hi Bhaskar
> Since you are also working on a new plugins window in pidgin, I suggest
> you to
> divide it in categories, such as "Notification plugins", "Protocol
> plugins" etc,
> as you have with the plugins website.
> As a part of the new plugin API that I am working on, plugins will
> optionally be
> able to define a primary category that they belong to. Those that do not
> specify
> any category can go into "Other plugins" or so. You should be able to make
> this
> possible without having to code in the criteria for the categorization
> yet. For
> now, they can all go into the "Other plugins" category, but you can test
> out
> that different categories can show up.
> I have also CC's this mail to the mailing list. Let me know if this seems
> like a
> good idea to everyone, or if anyone has better suggestions. :)
>                                                                          -
> Ankit

Just as reference


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