[wp-hackers] Deprecated functions in the codex
robin.adr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 02:17:17 GMT 2007
Maybe that should be in the message about it being deprecated, as well?
On Dec 6, 2007 1:20 PM, Kaf Oseo <kaf at szub.net> wrote:
> This is exactly what the "Replace With" heading was added for, an
> example of which is:
> As Jennifer noted, it would have been nice if these had been marked as
> "in need of editing." Se la wiki...
> Over the next day I'll see about making sure all *newer* deprecated
> functions are so listed with correct replacement info.
> Hacker Scot wrote:
> > The user experience of landing on a Codex page for a deprecated function
> > is lousy.
> > http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/get_links
> > "This function has been deprecated. That means it has been replaced by a
> > new function or is no longer supported, and may be removed from future
> > versions. All code that uses this function should be converted to use
> > its replacement if one exists."
> > OK, so what function should you use instead? No hint whatsoever on that
> > page. So you turn to the "Related" section at the bottom of the page
> > hoping to find a similar function that's not deprecated. But nope - each
> > of these:
> > get_links_list, wp_get_links, get_links, wp_get_linksbyname,
> > get_linksbyname
> > has the same "I'm stuck in a hole with nowhere to turn" message as
> > above, no hint as to what to use instead. I think the Codex can do
> > better. I'd be happy to do some editing in the Codex to fix this, IF I
> > had a reliable list of all deprecated functions and their replacements.
> > Is there one?
> > ./s
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