[wp-hackers] mollom feedback (was: Spam plugin (was:Deprecated functions and files))

DD32 wordpress at dd32.id.au
Mon Aug 25 23:51:05 GMT 2008

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 23:45:59 +1000, Ozh <ozh at planetozh.com> wrote:
> - I'm not sure the "remove settings upon deactivation" thing is a good
> idea: deactivation != uninstall, and deactivation happens a lot (auto
> updating the plugin, deactivating plugins prior to upgrading WP, etc...).
> As this option is on by default, this is going to confuse & upset a few
> who'll lost everything quite often.
> I'd suggest a manual "Remove everything from DB" button that would be
> pressed when the user wants to uninstall, as well as some complying to  
> the
> upcoming 2.7 uninstall feature.
> More on that:
> <http://www.santosj.name/general/wordpress-27-plugin-uninstall-methods/>

Just a note:
The plugin deactivation hook is NOT called during plugin upgrades, even  
though the plugin gets deactivated, Thats to workaround plugins which  
clear setting on deactivation, or spit out a HTML message of "Are you sure  
you wish to remove settings as well blah blah blah"

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