[Kolab-devel] Extending Kolab
wrobel at pardus.de
Tue Jun 17 21:25:23 CEST 2008
Bernhard Reiter <bernhard at intevation.de> writes:
> 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. :)
Hm, okay... I read through this thread again and I guess it is obvious
that we just disagree on this point :)
You believe the Kolab Server is fine and can be easily extended while
I believe we are shutting out users that are able and willing to
I'll leave it at that.
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