WordPress Openness (was Re: [wp-hackers] UI development for 1.6)

Dr Tarique Sani tarique at sanisoft.com
Thu Jun 23 10:52:12 GMT 2005

Matt Mullenweg wrote:

> Committing != community status. It simply is a way to ensure that all 
> the code that goes into the core is reviewed before being distributed 
> to the world.
> Many original developers, yourself included, haven't contributed 
> enough code lately (the past year or so) to warrant commit access. 
> Most patches that come in still require a fair amount of editing. 
> (There are exceptions like mdawaffe, and Ryan back in the day.) Adding 
> lanes to a highway doesn't make traffic any faster, and having 
> everybody and their brother mucking around directly with the core 
> would not make development any faster. (This is a separate issue from 
> having modules or sections that people take ownership for, which we 
> need to do more of.)
> I noticed you did not complain about the hundreds of thousands of WP 
> blogs that link to you out of the box.

I simply lurk here BUT I have to say that on this one I am with Matt and 
agree to what Fahim has said

Just my .2p


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