[wp-hackers] WordPress versions <-> functions map

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Wed Oct 3 11:55:04 GMT 2007

That'd probably be pretty hard to code -- trying to figure out what a plugin
expected to get back from a function. There's no perfect alternative to
simply downloading old versions and testing.

On 10/3/07, James Davis <james at freecharity.org.uk> wrote:
> Viper007Bond wrote:
> > Although what'd be _really_ cool is if you could paste the contents of
> your
> > plugin into a form and it'd parse the PHP, find all the functions, and
> > figure out the lowest compatible version. That'd be crazy awesome.
> That a function exists in two versions is a good start but isn't the
> whole story. Small changes to a function, perhaps a simple bugfix or
> changes in the behavior of WordPress, can have larger unintended effects.
> Still, it'd be a useful tool to spot the bigger gaps :-)
> James
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