A common plugin repository (WAS:Re: [LAD] ladspa qa?)

Steve Harris steve at plugin.org.uk
Wed Sep 5 10:51:53 UTC 2007

On 5 Sep 2007, at 10:52, Juuso Alasuutari wrote:

> On Wednesday 05 September 2007 11:16:42 Georg Holzmann wrote:
>> Hallo Juuso!
>> I also was just thinking about something like this - at least for  
>> users
>> this would be a great help (then its maybe also easier to categorize
>> plugins into different sections).
>> However, then one or a few maintainers for this codebase would be  
>> needed
>> ...
> In my optimistic vision, the authors of some respected existing plugin
> collections would decide to join forces and set up a common  
> playground. But
> things may not always work according to one's wishes -- especially  
> if he
> isn't a plugin author himself...
> Are there any such authors listening who could share their thoughts?

I don't think it's a particularly great idea myself, it makes it  
harder for package maintainers to track plugins if they move from one  
package to another. If they stay in both then that's also tricky.

- Steve

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