[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #7350: Drop support of WordPress 4.2

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Thu Nov 17 02:34:01 UTC 2016

#7350: Drop support of WordPress 4.2
 Reporter:  slaFFik      |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  2.8
Component:  Core         |     Version:
 Severity:  major        |  Resolution:  fixed
 Keywords:               |
Changes (by boonebgorges):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed



 > In my last sentence in description I meant exactly this: "stop putting
 function_exists() checks (and the like) targeting that version when
 building new BP features". So basically remove those function_exists() if
 > Or did I misunderstand this?

 The emphasis here is "*when building new BP features*". I don't think it's
 necessary to take the time to go through and find all existing spots. Only
 when removing the back compat code will greatly increase code quality or
 performance should we bother doing it proactively. The rest will be
 naturally refactored out over the course of time.

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7350#comment:5>
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