[wp-hackers] WordPress plugin update bugs
viper at viper007bond.com
Tue Oct 2 13:25:50 GMT 2007
99% of plugins != 99% of widely used plugins. I have many, many custom
plugins running on all my WP sites that are only used on that site. Them and
others like them skew that statistic, so be warned. ;)
On 10/2/07, Omry Yadan <omry at yadan.net> wrote:
> > I'm not going to get into that here, but agree Omry's situation is an
> > edge case, and not worth adding a lot of complexity for.
> > I would estimate that 99% or more of widely used WordPress plugins are
> > in the repository. From the front page:
> > http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/
> > "1,053 plugins, 1,672,326 downloads, and counting"
> > Once we start doing one-click upgrades and installs of plugins I think
> > a central repository becomes even more important, as you have
> > accountability for every line of code in the system.
> Now that the plugins list is sent to api.wordpress.org, you are in a
> position to get a real approximation rather than a guess:
> simply get the percentage of "Unknown" plugins that could not be matched
> against any plugin in the plugins database.
> will it be possible to get this information?
> if indeed 99% of the plugins are hosted in the database, I would agree
> that my case is an edge case.
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