[wp-hackers] Development Process

Computer Guru computerguru at neosmart.net
Thu Jul 27 15:11:34 GMT 2006

> However, I'm not advocating checking each and every plugin every time
> an admin page loads - plug the whole thing into the cron infrastructure
> and have it run once daily or so, user-selectable of course, nor am I
> advocating keeping the plugins themselves on official servers.  The
> info on the centralized servers would be mere package headers and a
> pointer to the right place to download updates.  (This, like the rest
> of the scheme, would be highly dependent on plugin authors to Do The
> Right Thing, of course, and publish their files in easily-accessible
> locations, keep meta info up to date, etc.).

Now you're talking. If we set aside the expenses of new dedicated servers, it's not a hard feat to accomplish.
Basically: take Dr. Dave's wp-plugins.net and add an XML RPC server to it. You're done.

I'm willing to help with the code, but, again, $$$$$ comes first.

Computer Guru
NeoSmart Technologies

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