[wp-hackers] Revisiting phone home and privacy

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 15:30:28 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Peter Westwood
<peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk> wrote:
> This is not what we are doing we are sending back a very simple set of
> information:
>  * The version WordPress you are using - we need this to be able to give you
> the correct response
>  * The versions of PHP and mysql you are using - we need these to be able to
> make sensible decisions about which versions we should support
>  * The locale you are using - so we can offer you the update in your
> language
>  * The url of the site doing the checks - so we can differentiate between
> different clients in order to aggregate the version numbers correctly.

You omitted (in my mind) the big one:

* All plugins, active and inactive, in your plugins directory

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