[wp-hackers] Re: 1.5.2 or on to 1.6?
peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Mon May 23 08:26:04 GMT 2005
/me trys again after gpg ate the previous email!.
On Mon, May 23, 2005 6:52 am, Martin Geisler said:
> Matthew Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> writes:
>> As much more core code will be touched it's likely that
>> compatibility with some things will be broken and there will need to
>> be a long testing period.
> I've only been using WordPress since February, but what has struck me
> as the biggest problem is the coding standard used. I've written a
> longer piece about it on my blog, but to summerize:
> * Global variables are used all over the place, making it difficult to
> track the dependencies between various parts of the code.
> * There are no comments in vast parts of the core code. To understand
> the core functions one has to read the body of the functions, which
> is really bad, IMHO. Doccomments which specify argument and return
> types would be a very good move.
Would a set of patches that added documentation in a format such as phpDocumentor  be welcome?
If so I'm quite willing to sit down and work on them as a way of giving back to the community
 - http://www.phpdoc.org/
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