[wp-hackers] plugins readme on wordpress.org

Rich Pedley elfin at elfden.co.uk
Wed Dec 8 16:19:51 UTC 2010

On 08/12/2010 15:59, Otto wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Rich Pedley<elfin at elfden.co.uk>  wrote:
>> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/eshop/changelog/
>> doesn't match either:
>> http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/eshop/trunk/readme.txt
>> or
>> http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/eshop/tags/6.0.2/readme.txt
>> (specifically the small section about Version 6.0.2 in the Changelog).
>> The download from the plugin page shows correctly as 6.0.2 and contains the
>> upto date readme.
>> is this an issue with my usage of SVN or an issue at WordPress.org ?
> The "plugin display" data doesn't update at the same time as the
> plugin zips get rebuilt and such. So it's highly likely that the
> downloads will appear before the new info appears in the Plugin
> display. This is a consequence of us using multiple servers. Only one
> server updates the plugin display, whereas they all update the zips
> for download.
> So sometimes, yes, the data shown will be old for a while. Generally,
> you just have to wait for it to happen. :)

and as if my magic... it suddenly appears. I waited 2 days before 
reporting it as well!

Maybe someone could put together a wiki page explaining all the 
possible delays when updating (or add it to the plugin developer 
page?) and how long to wait before flagging it up.


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