[Kolab-devel] Extending Kolab

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Mon Jun 16 15:02:33 CEST 2008

Am Freitag, 23. Mai 2008 11:53:04 schrieb Gunnar Wrobel:
> >> So far I just did not see a good suggestion on how plugin development
> >> for the Kolab Server could be made easy so that there will be a higher
> >> influx of code from the community.
> >
> > Suggestion 1 was: More docs to help people what to do when developing an
> > addition.
> > Suggestion 2 was: Create a private OID space in the wiki, which people
> > could just register some OIDs for alpha/beta publishing of their
> > extension.
> I guess my basic idea of "plugins" differs. A core system providing a
> plugin framework to me should allow two things:
>  1) Easy creation of extension packages for a core system
>  2) Easy download and automatic installation of these extensions on
>     the user side.
> I couldn't see how the suggestions help with either of these points
> which is why I didn't consider them to be good suggestions.

Well a documentation certainly makes it easiert to create extension packages 
and thus addresses 1). 
OpenPKG already comes with a system of easy download and installation,
once the package is set up nicely. :)


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