[xwiki-devs] [VOTE] Start moving deprecated plugins into the contrib/retired repository

Sergiu Dumitriu sergiu at xwiki.com
Thu Mar 24 23:42:44 UTC 2011


On 03/25/2011 12:36 AM, Jerome Velociter wrote:
> +1
>
> what about "userdirectory" and "usertools" ?

usertools is XWikiUserManagementTools.

userdirectory, sure, why not. Anca might know better if it will be 
needed after 3.1 for some partners.

> At least we could move it to xwiki-legacy if in doubt
>
> Jerome
>
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 12:31 AM, Sergiu Dumitriu<sergiu at xwiki.com>  wrote:
>> Hi devs,
>>
>> I'd like to start moving very old plugins out of the core and into the
>> contrib/retired repository.
>>
>> For the moment, this includes:
>> - PatternPlugin (regexp based text replacements when running the old
>> rendering engine)
>> - TablePlugin (pre-Radeox support for wiki table syntax)
>> - GooglePlugin (search and spelling suggestions)
>> - GraphViz (graph drawing, unmaintained for a long time; should be
>> replaced with a component)
>> - MailPlugin (unmaintained mailbox reading plugin)
>> - QueryPlugin (old, unused precursor of the query service)
>> - SVG (old, unmaintained plugin; should be replaced with a component)
>> - testPlugin (test plugin, writen as a test plugin to test the plugin
>> functionality :) )
>> - XWikiUserManagementTools (precursor for the invitation application,
>> unmaintained)
>>
>> The remaining plugins must be rewritten as components first, since they
>> still provide useful functionality.


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