Metrics Collection

Collection of metrics from servers that use your plugin can be an incredibly useful tool for knowing what direction to take your plugin in. However, the Richtlinien zum Einreichen von Ore Plugins (under External Connections) state that plugins may only collect metrics if informed consent has been granted. Such consent must be opt-in, metrics collection must be off by default.

To simplify gathering consent, Sponge provides an API that allow plugins to check for this consent in a central way.

Metrics collection consent is on a per-plugin basis. Plugins must not assume that consent for one plugin means consent for all.