[wp-hackers] Wordpress 3.0, can we finally get a LTS version?

Alexander Hempton-Smith hempsworth at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 00:52:54 UTC 2010

There's always a need for people to spread the word, remember, that's
how we started out.

-- Alex

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On 17 Jun 2010, at 22:34, Dan Gayle <dangayle at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Peter Westwood
> <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>wrote:
>> We tried this in the past with 2.0
> It would be interesting to see the difference in the overall user base from
> 2.0 to 2.9/3.0. I would venture to guess that there are significantly far
> more commercial entities using a current version of WP for their main web
> properties than <= 2.0, and those commercial entities would be more likely
> to either sponsor or support a LTS branch.
> Just looking at the features released with 2.0, I can see why it would have
> been a pain to back port:
> http://wordpress.org/development/2005/12/wp2/
> But taking a second look at that, all of those features that were added were
> drastic, and are essentially foundational now. I don't foresee much being
> added to WP that would be that drastic of a change.
> If I were more of a developer, I'd be on the front lines helping out. As it
> is, I'm just a theme/plugin developer and user. But I'd be happy to work as
> an evangelizer, if there's a need for one :)
> -Dan
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