[wp-hackers] a plugin of a theme's own

Lee McFadden spleeman at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 11:32:49 GMT 2005

I'm still not 100% sure of the reason behind allowing a theme to
define it's own functions.  Surely, if a theme *requires* plugins to
work they should be detailed in the readme, along with installation
instructions (not that they're needed with WP), and included in the
download package for the theme.

Yes the new include is convenient, but convenience shouldn't be
implimented for the sake of it.  The difference between editing
/wp-content/themes/Theme01/functions.php and
/wp-content/plugins/pluginName.php is a small one IMHO.

Just to add my tuppence to the mix.

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