[wp-hackers] Version RPC

Dougal Campbell dougal at gunters.org
Thu Aug 11 19:45:28 GMT 2005

Denis de Bernardy wrote:
> why not a separate call (e.g. via xml-rpc or even a simple http GET request
> that returns the version number in plain text) once per day? trying to embed
> the relevant data into an arbitrary source is somewhat odd from a software
> design standpoint.

Ideally, yes, we should definitely have a "black box" method of remotely 
checking the current version number.

But the idea here was that the WordPress Dashboard already fetches the 
dev blog feed, so we could save a call-out by combining things.

Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org>

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