[wp-hackers] Version RPC

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 15:36:10 GMT 2005

On 11/08/05, Firas D. <fd at firasd.org> wrote:
> Putting the version in a nice text response to a GET request instead of
> shoehorning it into a random RSS feed makes sense for the same reason
> that, in markup, you'd put an id on an element and select '#id' rather
> than select '* > html body > td+td p[lang|=fr] span:first-child'. Sure,
> the latter is elegant and leet, but is brittle and unnecessary.

Completely agreed. The returned document is 28 bytes. That's hardly
going to burn a hole in WordPress' wallet in terms of bandwidth usage.

Just one request: can there be a seperate URL that returns the latest
stable version number (i.e., ''), and perhaps even a third with
the latest stable version string (i.e., ' Strayhorn branch' or

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com, http://xmouse.ithium.net

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