After 5 months since Service Links reached the 2.0 version, new proposals have been suggested on the queue issue in addition to the old requests not yet implemented.
Some of them was requiring a step forward in the main module, others was needing a more strong idea for glue the new features in a forward-looking approach. Infact the most difficult thing, sometimes, is not implement a new feature but give it a sense and a right place inside a piece of software.
Give a good structure is also important for keep it easy to extend, obviously an OOP model could give a great support in this sense but this is not the matter for the current 2.x.
Below the list of features detached from the original 2.0 plan:
Some of them will be included on the next 2.1.
The use of sprites is in a good status, the unique improvement could be an option for add custom CSS elements to the file automatically generated. For avoid a double icon appearing to widget items a new item called style has been introduced on the service's declaration and fix the use of style to a predefined one.
The tag extension was thought for stick different data, depending from the node, in the title field of the final link; for accomplish this issue has been introduced a new method which require the Token module. This solution save a lot of work, look more reliable and plus, from Drupal 7.0, this module is part of the core.
Concerning the popup effect, actually it's provided in conjunction with Share module, but i consider this a key feature, too important for let it available only through an external module. I think, a step in this way can be made for the next 2.1 release!
Collect statistics about the number of services requested is another interesting feature that for lack of time and a good planning, can't be introduced for the next release.
The old 2.0 has been improved in various ways, this also thank to the contribute of various users, but there are also interesting news which extend the set of features.
That's all for now, into a next post i wish publish a little TO-DO list.