"Extension" vs. "Plugin

Gregary Hendricks ghendricks at novell.com
Mon Apr 14 15:24:01 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-04-11 at 17:10 -0700, Max Kanat-Alexander wrote:
> 	Sometimes we call extensions "Extensions" and sometimes we call
> them "Plugins". Since the directory in CVS is already called
> "extensions", I propose that we just always call them "Extensions" and
> stop using the word "plugin" to describe extensions.
> 	The word "Extension" is already familiar to Firefox users
> anyhow, and I don't see any reason why we shouldn't use it.
> 	-Max

>From the Testopia home page: "Testopia is a test case management
extension for Bugzilla."

I often refer to it as a plugin during casual conversation however. I
will try to correct that.


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