[wp-hackers] The next release.

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 04:52:37 GMT 2005

Podz, I'd like to know more specifically what bothers these people
about 1.6. This is a bit too vague for anyone to do anything about it.


On 10/22/05, Podz <podz at tamba2.org.uk> wrote:
> I - like many people on this list I'm sure - look after a number of
> installs for people. I installed 1.6 recently in response to a question
> from one of those people. 3 others have seen that install and played
> with it. Not one will be upgrading right now.
> They dislike the admin screen, the FAT and that is not outweighed by
> other factors. If someone does not have multiple users, then the
> altering of that part of the code means nothing to them.
> The addition of the image uploading might assist one of those 4, but the
> other 3 people ? They still will not upgrade because the end result -
> words on a screen - is made worse by the admin changes. They do not like
> "the experience". The admin screen has not really changed since 1.0.1 -
> this a huge departure.
> The admin screen was posted about before and IIRC Skippy posted an
> alternative - that thread was ignored and died.
> There are users - not geeks, not coders, just regular people - who may
> not like what appears after clicking "Upgrade" - and given that those
> people have been WP users and supporters, I do not see it as being a Bad
> Thing to be honest and open about what has changed.
> (And while I'm on about the Admin - why can't the excerpt be above the
> post area ? It comes first ?)
> P.
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