Re: [nvda-addons] FW: [nvda] "Unofficial" NVDA Add-Ons Repository
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I don’t find the original post in my inbox, but I want to answer to this statement though.
Some months ago I discovered the french addon website and made some statements about cooperations between addon authors. At that time it was all about audacity. Two brilliant authors in my opinion, Paul B. and Robert H. have developed two complex addons for the same software. Then I discovered, that there is a very useful addon for Microsoft word on the French website. Its functions could have been integrated in the appmodule since very long time. Moreover, there is the Italian addon repository, with very useful addons as well. And there are many other addon websites we might not know about.
Well, ideally authors should cooperate with each other on a worldwide basis, but that’s why we organize NVDACon every year. However, there is someone who is creating an addon for his needs and might want to share it just with a small community of people. There are many reasons for this behavior:
The decision of an author to make an addon available for the entire worldwide community can and should not be manipulated by any system restriction or what so ever. The only thing we can do is to encourage anyone to submit his addons. The man power is in place, the systems are in place, the structure is in place. It is not more than writing an e-mail and requesting a review. But it is still the decision of an author if he wants to make this step or not.
Von: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> Im Auftrag von Joseph Lee
Do we have any response to this? I think the below suggestion shows that we need to do something about making authors not listed on official add-ons site feel comfortable submitting their add-ons for review here.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
On Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 08:09 pm, Joseph Lee wrote:
Which would be ideal, if everyone did it, but they don't for myriad reasons.
Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134
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