[wp-hackers] Plugin update & security / privacy

Mark Shields laebshade at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 17:02:33 GMT 2007

On 9/25/07, Kimmo Suominen <kimmo at global-wire.fi> wrote:
> Thank you for including this info in the WP 2.3 announcement:
>     Our new update notification lets you know when there is a new
>     release of WordPress or when any of the plugins you use has an
>     update available. It works by sending your blog URL, plugins, and
>     version information to our new api.wordpress.org service which then
>     compares it to the plugin database and tells you what the latest and
>     greatest is you can use.
> Now I feel I can simply translate that without worries about disclosure
> on that front.
> Best regards,
> + Kimmo
> --
> <A HREF="http://kimmo.suominen.com/">Kimmo Suominen</A>
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This e-mail thread found it's way onto slashdot, by the way.  As usual,
there's a lot of spin.
- Mark Shields

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