Improved Plugin Features

Registered by Matthew Gates on 2009-03-24

Add some consistent methods / protocols for plugins to achieve common tasks such as adding toolbar buttons, help text and so on.

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Medium
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Milestone target:
milestone icon 1.0.0

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+ Plugin loading at runtime, rather than needing a restart
+ Plugin unloading
+ Standardized/clean method for adding and removing toolbar buttons
+ Standardized method for doing i18n (with agreed way to put .po files in launchpad and such)
+ Hook for saving settings
+ Hook for restoring defaults

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