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Re: Plugin/3rd party content manager
On 2019-11-25 17:46, Andrew Lutsenko wrote:
Yes, I planned to write up my design in google doc and open it to
comments. I think that works best for public discussion, even though it
requires having a google account.
Design I'm thinking about requires 0 custom backend work. It will rely
entirely on publicly available infra such as github/gitlab hosting and
ci/cd pipelines. Admittedly that imposes some limitations on what we
can do (and I will outline them in my doc) but we can always add custom
backend system later to complement free infra.
Assuming design is accepted I am interested in doing at least a
minimally functional implementation. I have a lot of ideas but some of
them will have to be implemented later because it's not a trivial task.
Ok, I'll start working on it and will hopefully share the doc by end of
We need to start with the API definition and file format changes. The
API definition should include end points and returns. The file format
changes should include the files and specific configuration lines
Please do not go down the road of an entirely public infrastructure
manager. We can include an option for additional servers that return
the API calls, but this needs to be centralized to fit into the KiCad
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