[wp-hackers] Plugin Update

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Mon Jan 26 13:51:24 GMT 2009

On Jan 26, 2009, at 2:46 AM, Brian Krausz wrote:

> As a compromise couldn't you allow plugin writers to register their  
> plugins
> on WP.org for the sole purpose of checking updates.  Your server  
> could do
> pings to these sites once a day, and then relay the pings to plugin
> developers.

This is a recurring discussion.  From on high, the short answer is  
historically: "No".  Slightly longer answer is "The plugin repository  
is for hosting, not listing."

On Jan 26, 2009, at 12:14 AM, DD32 wrote:

> Auto update and integrating with WP is easy if you know where to  
> look/hook :)

Cool. Can I see?


Stephen Rider

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