[wp-hackers] WP Memory usage

Owen Winkler ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Wed May 31 01:54:39 GMT 2006

Mark Jaquith wrote:
> On May 30, 2006, at 8:15 PM, Robert Deaton wrote:
>> I still disagree with the idea of using plugins to fix a severe
>> problem like this, where a fix should be in the core and the
>> additional functionality of grabbing more fields could be done by
>> plugin.
> Agreed.  We can't write off these edge cases, whereby core functionality 
> is hindered.  From a PR standpoint (which isn't the POV most of us have, 
> this is just in addition to the "because we can make it better" 
> argument), these edge cases with 1000s of users or hundreds of pages may 
> well act as the shining examples of WordPress as a serious engine for 
> specific CMS needs.  

Moreover, if these types of things that affect large sites aren't 
addressed directly, then when a large site does use WordPress, the bad 
press from their first post-WP Drupal post could be pretty killer.


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