[wp-hackers] Auto Update Plugins

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Fri Feb 20 12:40:21 GMT 2009

I'd just like to say well said. You summed up my thoughts pretty well and
I'm going to follow suit. Tired of all this useless discussion that goes
nowhere productive/in circles and just clutters up my inbox. Cya wp-hackers.

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 8:03 PM, DD32 <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:

> 2009/2/20 Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>:
> > I need to restate that a good part of the problem with .svn folders is a
> *bug*, not a personal preference.
> >
> > The plugin upgrader SHOULD NEVER FAIL after deleting the existing plugin
> and leaving the directory in a state that the plugin installer will not
> install any version of the plugin.  This is a BUG.
> You are completely right, Its a bug that WordPress cannot delete a
> folder which is does not have write access to.
> You are right, WordPress should not fail to install the new plugin if
> its not correctly cleaned out the old files.
> You are right, Leaving old plugin files around is the way things
> should happen, Afterall, You dont want the upgrade to fail!
> You are right, As always, And everything has to be the way it is in
> your mind, WordPress is NOT Drupal, It is NOT your perfect
> application, it is NOT a perfect application in anyones minds, But it
> is indeed a great piece of Software which fufils many peoples
> requirements.
> I'm tired of these long threads on here going nowhere, And too often i
> see you starting it, or kicking up dust, I've been on these mailing
> lists for awhile now, I'm definately not the longest person on here,
> Infact, I'm starting to realise why theres never any decent developer
> conversations on this mailing list anymore, Let alone in the IRC dev
> channel anymore, Whilst it isnt completely your fault, Its the final
> straw for me, I've chosen to blanket ignore most posts on here.. but
> after getting up in the morning to ~150+ messages and then ignoring
> the majority because they're absolutely full of useless ranting, Its
> too much.
> Bye wp-hackers, Hopefully a lot of you will one day put as much effort
> into creating patches for WordPress on Trac as you do talking about
> how much you wish something worked your way.
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