[wp-hackers] WP issues

Lloyd Budd lloydomattic at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 22:12:18 GMT 2007

On 6/1/07, Bertrand <602qr7kdcmp58t1 at afrobacon.com> wrote:
> >> 10. Matt has claimed that the development process isn't broken because
> >> everything gets replied to. I'll continue waiting, then[HACKERS12601].
> >> Oh, and see if anyone replies to this.
> >
> > I don't find it too broken although it appeared to me to be so at first.
> > The developers have lots of things they'd like to do and lots of things
> > they need to do. What I see as important, isn't the same as what
> > everyone else sees as important.
> >
> > I've submitted bug reports and fixes and it is very frustrating to see
> > bugs just sit unresolved, especially when you wrote a patch but bugs
> > appear to get resolved one way or another in the end.
> I've been a little disappointed. I hoped to use WP for a CMS I've been
> developing, but have been considering dumping the project to use another
> framework. I've been more than willing to patch and develop, but trac
> items seem to be glanced at and forgotten. That doesn't work when you're
> on a schedule and need to gauge the future of a project. Development
> direction seems very haphazard and whim-oriented. I'm not going to put
> time into something struggling for cohesion.

Are you talking about the same project? Specific tickets?

One thing is that the person that checks it in is on the hook to fix
it if it breaks something, so if you are around on #wp-hackers to
clean up after yourself your patches have a much better chance of
getting in.

Thank you,
Lloyd Budd | Digital Entomologist | 250-885-1744
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