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

Marius Dumitru Florea mariusdumitru.florea at xwiki.com
Fri Mar 25 09:06:03 UTC 2011


+1

Thanks,
Marius

On 03/25/2011 01:31 AM, Sergiu Dumitriu 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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