Feature request #14916

Plugin manager: Show trust

Added by Paolo Cavallini about 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:Borys Jurgiel
Category:Plugin Manager
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:22867

Description

Users should see clearly which plugins are trusted (e.g. with a bold green tick). Avoid any pejorative term for others (e.g. "Untrusted")


Related issues

Duplicated by QGIS Application - Bug report #14937: Expose "Featured" plugins in plugin manager Rejected 2016-06-01

Associated revisions

Revision 6e130204
Added by Alexander Bruy about 4 years ago

[pluginmanager] show trusted plugins (fix #14916)

History

#1 Updated by Alexander Bruy about 4 years ago

We need to have support for this in the Plugins site, e.g. by adding another (probably accessible only for admins) tag to plugins XML file. Once we will have this, we can add support in Plugin Manager

#2 Updated by Alessandro Pasotti about 4 years ago

<trusted> attribute is now in the XML. Value can be True or False

#3 Updated by Alexander Bruy about 4 years ago

Seems these changes case some troubles with pugin site, so for now we use older version without "trusted" attribute

#4 Updated by Alexander Bruy about 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed

#5 Updated by Andre Joost almost 4 years ago

I suggest to backport the trusted flag to the QGIS 2.14.4 LTR version as well.

Furthermore, it should be included on https://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/ as well, possibly with a help icon that explains what the trusted flag is about. Maybe "Trusted Author" is more meaningful to end users. See http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/203116/what-does-the-trusted-flag-mean-for-qgis-plugins for a discussion about that.

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