[wp-hackers] What is the logic on stripping slashes on add_post_meta?

Ozh ozh at planetozh.com
Thu Feb 12 14:41:39 GMT 2009

>(...) when people use my plugin on a
>Windows host that uses '\' as directory seperaters. It turns
>"C:\folder\subfolder" into "C:foldersubfolder".

As a general rule in my plugins I always str_replace('\\', '/') every 
string that can contain a path, even WP consts and vars such as 
TEMPLATEPATH. Saves a lot of troubles and always work no matter what OS is 


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