[wp-hackers] looking for opinions on php5-only plugins
peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Oct 7 20:31:01 UTC 2009
On 7 Oct 2009, at 18:49, Otto wrote:
> Version number checking is a bad idea. It's simply not accurate enough
> and doesn't tell you what you need to know.
> Checking for extensions, or functions provided by extensions (using
> function_exists or class_exists, etc) is much more accurate and sure
> to work. That's what I check for in the activation checks, whenever a
> plugin depends on something that somebody might not have.
All checks should be for the functionality you need not what version
of software you are running on.
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