[wp-hackers] wp releases : is it planned in any way ?
malaiac at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 14:32:55 GMT 2008
2008/9/12, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name>:
> Ah, I like to think of the WordPress API as a black box in which my
> solutions do not involve modifying the core purpose of WordPress functions
> to serve my ends. In programming, you are not always going to have the
> advantage of being able to modify the library for which you use, therefore
> it makes for almost disappointing practice to assume that the author of the
> library you use will bow to your will, just because it will make your life
While open source software is quite the contrary of a black box, I
respect the taste for challenge :)
> After looking it over again, it would be super easy to include the taxonomy
> argument with little overhead and increase the power of a few relatively
> general purpose functions. I can then agree that I should withhold further
> judgment until I see a patch for which to critique. It is not the way I
> would have went about solving the problem if it was me, but I forget not
> everyone is a fan of torturing themselves.
Don't torture yourself. Leave that pleasure to others :)
More seriously, I kind of expect the author of the library (generally
speaking) to include all the necessary filters and actions.
Application of filters in WP functions is not systemic which is
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