[wp-hackers] State of WP

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Mon Apr 9 19:23:45 GMT 2007

Brian Layman wrote:
> That's what I expected to see when I first looked at WPMU.  I think the
> choice was made because of the target userbase.  WPmu was made (I presume)
> with blogging community sites in mind.  Therefore data isolation is a
> concern.  If a query can be malformed that would allow access to all records
> in the table, that's a security risk.  That said, this is only a guess

It's more around:

* Easy compatibility with most WP plugins.
* Easy segmentation of rarely joined data for partitioning.

Matt Mullenweg
  http://photomatt.net | http://wordpress.org
http://automattic.com | http://akismet.com

More information about the wp-hackers mailing list