[wp-hackers] SWFobject not included in core?

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Tue Feb 10 22:35:52 GMT 2009

Yes, it can be bundled but it's a shame to have so many copies of the same library lying around for a commonly used library (i.e. man with 2 watches never really knows what time it is.)


-Mike Schinkel

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Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] SWFobject not included in core?

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:54 PM, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
> wrote:

> >  "only libraries that are used in core are distributed as part of the
> core package"
> Fair enough.
> OTOH, IMO its' an unfortunate constraint for those things that could be
> used by a lot of plugins.

If a certain plugin requires it, the plugin author can bundle the lib with
the plugin and call it using wp_enqueue_script() so that there are no

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