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is it possible to change the readme.txt of a plugin that is hosted at without tagging a new version?

I would like to show the new readme.txt.

I have added a link to the plugin documentation but I do not want to force the users of updating their version because of this change.

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Yes, just change the readme in the tagged directory that is marked as stable.

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Hey, great. I thought that every update would also be a new available update for the users. I just gave it a try with a screenshot. Hope that works out. Edit: Yes, it works. Thanks a lot for the heads up! – kaiser Nov 18 '11 at 2:53

Afaik: No. We're all suffering from the plugin repo limitations...

Edit: This answer is plain wrong.

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+1 for honesty in the edit :) – Aaron Gibralter Aug 3 '12 at 14:10
@AaronGibralter But missing the +1 vote ;) – kaiser Aug 3 '12 at 14:11

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