[wp-hackers] What Is Considered Bloat?

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Thu Feb 5 02:57:55 GMT 2009

Jennifer Hodgdon wrote:
> Eric Marden wrote:
>> Anything not absolutely necessary for WordPress to complete its  
>> mission of being the best blogging platform on the planet is  
>> considered bloat.
> I would just like to point out that while the people who choose what  
> gets committed to the official WP repository may not be open to  
> adding your favorite feature to WP core, they usually will be open  
> to the idea of adding a hook so your favorite feature will integrate  
> well with WP

Indeed. Even better if you provide a patch for said hook.

> So I would amend Eric's statement to say "to complete its mission of  
> being the best *extensible* blogging platform".  I don't think that  
> is a bad thing.

I knew I was missing something. Thanks.


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