[wp-hackers] Update to x Patches

Rob Miller r at robm.me.uk
Sun Jul 30 14:44:26 GMT 2006

Dave W wrote:
> I know Mark Jaquith made those changed files packages for the last two
> releases of WordPress. I was wondering on how people would think if it 
> were
> an official package released along side of the release? If you have seen
> phpBB, you know what I'm talking about. They have a changed file release
> that you can download for modded out boards. I figure it would be 
> easier to
> be a part of the official announcements and it should be available on the
> download page instead of be announced on the list.
> I don't know if this would want to be started with 2.1 or not. It 
> would be
> incremental. Like if there was 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 released, there should 
> be a
> patch for 2.1 to 2.1.2 and a patch from 2.1.1 to 2.1.2. It would be 
> easier
> than having to different packages or even more depending on how far 
> behind
> the person is on updating. I still see WP blogs on ZDnet and elsewhere 
> with
> 1.5 and 1.3 installed! These diffs could be easily made with 
> subversion and
> then just zip'd and/or tar'd.
Wouldn't it be easier for them just to use SVN? I guess it wouldn't hurt 
to offer patches too, though :)

Rob Miller
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