[wp-hackers] Plugins -- new header fields: max-compatible and min-compatible

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Apr 2 20:03:50 GMT 2008

Christian Holtje wrote:
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> On Mar 31, 2008, at 8:39 PM, Stephen Rider wrote:
>> Here's a thought.  It might be useful to allow for new plugin header 
>> fields: "max-compatible" and "min-compatible".  It would allow plugin 
>> developers to specify WP versions that the plugin is known to work with.
> I like it.  Firefox has a similar concept for it's extensions.  I 
> think it should be a soft limit but should be very visual so that 
> people know what's going on.  However it shouldn't be so bad that 
> someone will have a heart attack if they upgrade Wordpress.
What significant benefit do these have over the existing fields in the 
readme.txt standard.

Requires at least: 2.0.2
Tested up to: 2.1


Peter Westwood
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