[wp-testers] Trunk rev 4215

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 19:23:51 GMT 2006

On 9/25/06, Stefano <steagl at people.it> wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 07:26:20 -0400, "Robert Deaton"
> <false.hopes at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On 9/25/06, Stefano <steagl at people.it> wrote:
> >> Having it included in WP distro made people use it and beeing view not
> >> as a plugin, but as a WP feature, removing it without an alternative
> >> solution leave end users wondering why... <snip>
> >
> >This is what the XML Export that you now have under your Manage tab is for.
> As doug Stewart said:
> |Read the commit log - it's been a security nightmare and the new XML
> |export does largely the same thing. Still need to be able to schedule
> |an XML dump, though....
> XML doesn't backup all right? Or I'm missing something? XML doesnt
> backup additional table that plugins made right? XML can't be
> scheduled and result can't be mailed right?

Sure it can, I have a plugin to do it. I had to modify the export to
mail, but just like the WP DB backup plugin, its just that, a plugin.
(Which I'll likely release and mail this list about later tonight,
assuming I get the last of the kinks worked out).

> I'm wrong if I say this is only a partial replacement and not a really
> alternative solution?

Alternative solutions will come in plugins, just like the db backup
was an alternative to nothing at all to begin with.

--Robert Deaton

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