[wp-hackers] Separation of Application Logic from

Rob Mientjes robmientjes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 04:52:27 GMT 2005

On 9/2/05, Nathan Lamont <dr.forbin at gmail.com> wrote:
> To me, a better question is, why didn't WordPress use Smarty? I
> confess I don't have my finger on the pulse of the WordPress
> community, but I do know in the past, Smarty was mentioned as part of
> WordPress's future. I can only speculate, but I suppose it may not fit
> in with the stated philosophy of "keeping the core code as light and
> fast as possible."

Point is that WordPress doesn't _need_ it to function, so it has to
be, indeed, as lightweight as possible. Adding requirements or
features is always one of the nicer topics on the list ;)

But yeah. About it. Lightweightness is cooler than feature bloat?

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