[wp-hackers] wordpress security
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Thu Oct 22 02:14:46 UTC 2009
On Oct 21, 2009, at 9:07 PM, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> 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
>> visitors, and money.
> 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.
Ironically, I find myself on the exact opposite side of a virtually
identical argument from earlier today. Auto-updates may be a great
idea for some people, but probably not for the vast majority. It
could be done with a plugin, and is probably best left to a plugin.
Just my 2 bits.
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