[wp-hackers] wp-config.php, wp-load.php, and ABSPATH

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Sep 10 14:25:39 UTC 2009

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 9:20 AM, Stephen Rider
<wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
> Hi Otto --
> You're missing the point.  All I'm trying to do is get the ABSPATH define
> removed from wp-config.php.  Reasons are:
> a) it's obsolete
> b) it encourages plugin coders to do it wrong (by your own definition).
> Okay, I was citing loading wp-load.php as "better", but I agree that they're
> both *wrong*.
> So do you concur that it would be a good idea to get rid of the ABSPATH
> define() in wp-config.php ?  :-)

So, you're asking if we should instantly and intentionally break every
plugin that includes wp-config.php?

Yeah, I'm fine with it. ;)

Sent from Memphis, TN, United States

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