[wp-hackers] Switching from SVN

Curtis McHale curtis at curtismchale.ca
Thu Dec 9 17:22:03 UTC 2010

Lots of times changes for the good aren't popular at first despite the 
long term benefit.

William Davis wrote:
>> Just wanted to add that there's no reason the plugins would have to be
>> done at the same time as WordPress itself. I'm sure that'll be a huge
>> undertaking.
>> Even just offering an official git mirror of the main repository would
>> be a good place to start, so that people don't have to maintain their
>> own. Then eventually the git mirror can become the official repository,
>> or create a new one, whichever.
>> We couldn't find a git mirror that was up-to-date _and_ had tags so we
>> had to make our own: https://github.com/dxw/wordpress
> I'm sure this won't be popular, but what if plugin authors had to 
> resubmit their plugins? It would probably help weed out a ton of old 
> plugins that are no longer relevant.
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Curtis McHale

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