[wp-hackers] XMLRPC rework

Daniel Jalkut jalkut at red-sweater.com
Mon Sep 3 16:07:26 GMT 2007

MovableType supports it in the form of a mt_tags parameter (and -  
apparently on a per-installation basis? with mt_keywords).

MarsEdit (the Mac client app I develop) will support editing tags as  
soon as I can get my head completely around where everybody is heading  
with protocol support for them :)


On Sep 3, 2007, at 8:26 AM, Computer Guru wrote:

> Is it possible to assign tags to posts via XMLRPC?
> Actually, a better question would be if any of the standard
> remote-blogging protocols have support for tags, and if WP conforms to
> that.
> I haven't seen support for tagging (no matter what the remote blogging
> engine) in any of the Windows or Linux desktop blogging clients;
> though I'm thinking of writing a plug-in for Windows Live
> Writer.......
> -CG
> On 9/2/07, Daniel Jalkut <jalkut at red-sweater.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 31, 2007, at 2:51 PM, Joseph Scott wrote:
>>> When returning post data I'd suggest limiting it to anyone that can
>>> edit the post (the post author and anyone with editor and
>>> administrator role).  This would make any of the methods that return
>>> post data do the same sort of checks that mw_editPost does.  Is
>>> there any reason why a user who can't edit a post should still be
>>> able to get the post data via XML-RPC?
>> I'm not too familiar with the roles in WP, but I can imagine a
>> collaborative environment where it makes sense to be able to fetch
>> posts which you can't edit, in order to have context for editing/
>> submitting posts of one's own.
>> So the user should be able to fetch any post from XML-RPC that they
>> would be able to browse in "Manage Posts" from wp-admin.
>> Daniel
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