[wp-hackers] Development Process

Kimmo Suominen kimmo+key+wordpress.c4f53f at suominen.com
Fri Jul 28 08:59:47 GMT 2006

On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 05:31:16PM +0300, Computer Guru wrote:
> > I know this issue has been discussed before, at-length, but I think
> > it's finally time to start addressing it in an official capacity.
> It boils down to one thing: this requires _external_ server.  Look at
> Akismet or Pingomatic. The two external services WP uses. So slow!!
> Now imagine the kind of stress a universal plugin server would
> cause. Just imagine.

Firefox has automatic plugin updates (and version checks), and it does
not require a centralized server.  Each plugin provides the information
necessary on where to check for updates.

If WordPress had such an interface defined, I'd certainly support it
for my plugins.

Best regards,
+ Kimmo
<A HREF="http://kimmo.suominen.com/">Kimmo Suominen</A>

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