[wp-hackers] wordpress security
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Thu Oct 22 02:07:41 UTC 2009
On Oct 21, 2009, at 9:56 PM, Lynne Pope wrote:
> Can you imagine the outcry if WP forced an update that crashed a
> site? There
> are loads of users who wouldn't have a clue what to do and those
> that don't
> visit their site every day could end up losing search engine listings,
> visitors, and money.
> The simple answer is that WordPress *could* do auto updates, but thank
> heavens it doesn't.
It's really a shame when one group of people decide what's good for
everyone else and then block those that want/need it.
WordPress could easily have an "Advanced Options" area that allowed
auto-update be turned on with full warnings for those who know what
they are doing.
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