[wp-hackers] Making WP more secure the evolutionary way

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Tue Jan 27 21:49:22 GMT 2009

I think Matt Mullenweg put it wonderfully -- don't change the code so  
it makes you take your shoes off before stepping through the the metal  

That is, don't make things a pain in exchange for a marginal,  
theoretical improvement to security.


P.S. -- I'm amused by this thread's proliferation of:

I agree.
>>> <150 lines of quoted text>

On Jan 27, 2009, at 11:32 AM, Chris Williams wrote:

> it seems like a terribly large amount of work (and change,
> read: destabilization) mostly based on theory.  And if it makes  
> coding for
> WP (core, plugin, theme, whatever) even marginally more complex, it  
> seems to
> be moving in the wrong direction.

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