[wp-hackers] Why were the image tooltips removed?
otto at ottodestruct.com
Tue Oct 27 20:17:50 UTC 2009
For reference, the tooltips were checked in by matt (on behalf of
azaozz, who also later removed them) here:
IMO, judging from the fact that they got commented out in a seemingly
unrelated ticket, I'm guessing that their removal was a total mistake.
But you'd have to ask Andrew and/or Matt about that.
Sent from Memphis, TN, United States
On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 12:55 PM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>> > The "pretty" tooltips he's talking about were commented out of common.js
>> > here:
>> > http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/8785
>> > They were a big deal in 2.5:
>> > http://planetozh.com/blog/2008/04/how-to-use-wordpress-25-tooltips/
>> > I do not know why they were removed. Can't figure it out.
>> > -Otto
> Probably removed due to browser compatibility.
> They look like bloat to me, so I say "Good riddance".
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