[wp-testers] About DB Backup

Lloyd D Budd lloydomattic at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 22:08:13 GMT 2006

On 9/25/06, Ryan Duff <ryan at ryanduff.net> wrote:
> As someone else said, he's replacing it with code that:
> 1. Doesn't do the exact same, export and backup are NOT the same.
> 2. Ties into another for-profit service he runs.

As someone who spent four years specializing in database backup and
high availability for enterprises, at the level WordPress is operating
it IS the same thing. The format of the export is effectively
cross-blogging platform (arguably more so than a db backup considering
XML parsing tools being more readily available ) -- oh, the evil!

You raise legitimate concerns, but your reaching and poor manners
distract from them.

Additional quality concerns and discussion at
Who will take over maintaining this excellent plugin?

Thank you,

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