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Re: [equinox-dev] Alternate Extension Point namespace

Jeff McAffer <Jeff_McAffer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 01/12/2006 10:19:19 AM:
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[ most of much broader discussion deleted here for brevity ]

> This discussion needs to be much more concrete in terms of changes to
> workflows, user concepts and user presentations.  I'm not sure how the
> original topic really relates to PDE.  We could add explicit namespace
> management to extensions and extension points reasonably easily in the
> registry and with reasonably minor changes to PDE itself.  Feels to me
> like there are several topics mixed up together here.  Of course lots of
> stuff is interconnected but to make sense of it and make progress they
> need to be teased apart.
>

I would like to see some more discussion and hopefully action on the
specific original topic of separating the extension point namespace from
the plugin namespace.  That would really be useful right now in some
prototyping work I am doing.

There is a bugzilla created to capture discussion on this issue:

https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=112856