[wp-hackers] Safe location for "fallback" theme

Arlen Beiler arlenbee at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 16:49:26 UTC 2010

> As much as duplication is generally a bad thing, I think it makes sense
> here.  Probably most people who've created a theme first did so by taking
> the default theme and making changes.  This is actually a pretty good way to
> learn.  I think the Default theme should still be in the /themes/ directory
> where it's easily found, but if no known fallback is present in the themes
> directory, there should be a second copy of "Default" that is the *real*
> fallback.  Some theme is an absolute requirement.  Let's make sure that
> there's always a working theme. -* Stephen Rider*

I think this is a good idea. It should preferably be in the
/wp-includes/ directory. And I also think we should have "Selected Theme not
working" written in all the prominent places, like on top of the title (in
Default 1.6) and at the top of the content.

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