[wp-hackers] Auto Update Plugins

Benedict Eastaugh ionfish at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 13:54:06 GMT 2009

It's unsubscribe time. See you on Trac.

2009/2/20 Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com>:
> 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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