Developers implementing plugins for Cinema 4D (regardless if in C++ or Python) need unique IDs.
With Cinema 4D R20 and the new MAXON API there is a new type of plugin IDs in reverse-domain notification, used for frameworks, plugins, interfaces, registries, implementations, etc.
Classic Unique Plugin ID
For plugins using either only the classic API or for hybrid plugins making use of both classic and MAXON API.
New reverse-domain ID
For frameworks, plugins, interfaces, registries, implementations, etc using the new MAXON API.
How to get Plugin IDs
In order to get unique plugin IDs:
1) Log into the Plugin Café forum.
2) Then on top you’ll find the following buttons:
Use the “plug shaped” on the right to get to the new plugin ID request page.