Le samedi 15 octobre 2016 15:32:42, Geo DrinX a écrit :
> 2016-10-14 8:42 GMT+02:00 Nathan Woodrow <madman...@gmail.com>:
> > Hey,
> > Have you raised this as a issue with us. Can't really fix anything if
> > it's not raised.
> > What you suggest we do to make it better?
> > Regards,
> > Nathan
> Well, good question. I thank you for making me the question.
> My opinion is : There is no need to have an approval process. What is it
> for ?
> Who judges the job, maybe months, another programmer, who is giving to the
> community that has developed because of its usefulness ?
> Maybe Richard Stallman ? By chance Gary Sherman ?
> Probably would not do it even they.
> I think right now the approval of the plugin is only a manifestation of
> It is nothing but this.
> Imagine Wikipedia and prior approval. It would be composed of only ten
> Imagine OpenStreetMap. Only two roads. Other than free map of the world !
> Make free plugins. As long as you are on time.
There's an important difference. Neither contributing *data* to Wikipedia nor
OpenStreetMap involves security risk for users of those databases. On the
contrary contributing a plugin to QGIS is contributing *code* that will run
with the privledges of the user running QGIS, so potentially thefting data /
destroying data / installing malware / doing whatever nasty you can imagine.
Making a plugin available in the default repository is like accepting a code
contribution to QGIS core. That involves some form of trust in the
> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 4:35 PM, Geo DrinX <geodr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Good morning :)
> >> I am here to inform you that I just removed from the repository the
> >> latest plugin version 3.0.4 of GEarthView, and also other my plugins.
> >> I have taken this decision to draw your attention on the mechanism of
> >> the plugin approval, which I think is totally insufficient and
> >> inadequate.
> >> I recommend you review this procedure and pay more attention to whom is
> >> dealing, which should be a technical, and not another.
> >> I am sorry for the difficulties that my decision will cause to
> >> unsuspecting users of my plugin, but they can continue to download my
> >> plugin from my official repository on github.
> >> I thank you for your attention
> >> Best Regards
> >> Roberto (geodrinx)
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