[wp-hackers] WordPress plugin update bugs

Jared Bangs jared at pacific22.com
Thu Oct 4 21:36:29 GMT 2007

On 10/4/07, Michael D Adams <mikea at turbonet.com> wrote:
> On Oct 4, 2007, at 2:13 PM, Kirk Steffensen wrote:
> > 1)  Please make an emphatic statement in
> > http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/readme.txt that the
> > "Plugin Name"
> > in the top line MUST match the plugin name in the metadata.
> It should no longer be the case that that is required.  That was a
> workaround for the bug I believe I have fixed.
> Right now the title of the plugin as defined by that plugin's meta
> data is the only thing that matters.  The readme file is used for
> display only on wordpress.org/extend/plugins/

Excellent. So, just to be clear, the update check only depends on the
plugin name from the plugin file itself, and there is no requirement
for the readme file as it relates to automatic updates?


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