[opensource-dev] Plugins/Modular architecture

Oz Linden (Scott Lawrence) oz at lindenlab.com
Fri Sep 3 06:32:54 PDT 2010


  On 2010-09-03 9:14, Lawson English wrote:
>    On 9/2/10 8:13 AM, Talia Tokugawa wrote:
>> [...]
>> I know this has been suggested before as friends have suggested it.
>> Why not make the viewer more Modular? Introduce a plugin architecture.
>> Allow any user to "build" their own client that fits their needs and
>> requirements.
>>
> Its a HUGE undertaking to do that. LL wasn't willing to tackle the issue
> directly years ago and they probably don't have the resources to do it
> now. It would have to be a community-lead effort and I'm not sure that
> developers are willing to invest the time to refactor the viewer at that
> level unless LL will be willing to seriously consider using the
> resulting re-architectured viewer.

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