Gnome Shell Extension manager/framework planned?

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Fri Jun 3 15:35:30 UTC 2011


Hi,

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Michael Wiktowy
<michael.wiktowy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Is there some sort of extension management planned that would handle
> the separate enabling/disabling/configuration of individual extensions
> via the grand unified Settings menu?

In 3.2 we will support whitelisting in addition to the current blacklisting:
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=651088

> If this is under way, could extension makers be pointed towards it to
> future-proof their extensions.

I'm not sure what you mean by this.

As far as some sort of better UI in a Fedora context - my two cents is
that yum is a power user tool, and works fine for this.  However there
is an intern at Red Hat looking at this in a GNOME context, I've CC'd
him in case he wants to comment.


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