Hacking:Plugin registry

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This site is about the future of the plug-in registry.


The place for brainstorm ideas etc.

The mailing list thread: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list/2014-April/msg00015.html


Apple App Store

  • Closed source
  • Apple only

Google Play

  • Closed Source
  • Automatic security check of every uploaded app
  • Apps run in a Sandbox
  • Android only

GNOME Software

  • Open Source
  • Uses the Distribuion Package management
  • Linux only

Other programs, that download app/plugins:

KDE Get Hot New Stuff! http://newstuff.kde.org/

  • Open Source
  • Looks like it's no longer actively maintained

Firefox Addons https://addons.mozilla.org

  • OpenSource
  • Platform independent

G’MIC http://gmic.sourceforge.net/gimp.shtml

  • OpenSource
  • Download new Filters
  • Platform independent

darktable http://www.darktable.org/redmine/projects/darktable/wiki/Upcoming_styles_sharing_platform

  • Open Source
  • Download new styles
  • Platform independent

AppStream standardized sets of additional metadata. http://people.freedesktop.org/~mak/appstream/appstream-ng/




Functional requirements

Desired Features go here.

Nonfunctional requirements

Such as Performance, Scalability, Security go here.


Interaction architecture

Technical architecture


See also