[wp-hackers] wp-hackers Digest, Vol 65, Issue 66 (plugin/theme option debris)

Curtis McHale curtis at curtismchale.ca
Tue Jun 29 05:08:51 UTC 2010

If there was some rating system that set a plugin as 'approved' if it 
did indeed clean up after itself, namespacing, and it was clearly marked 
on the plugin page this might encourage devs to do it right.

scribu wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 5:03 AM, // ravi<ravi-lists at g8o.net>  wrote:
>> Perhaps the question has already been raised: why not have WP (core)
>> enforce the option naming and carry out the clean up on theme delete (with a
>> prompt to user)?
> Namespacing the options added by plugins has been suggested before, but you
> would still need plugin authors to start using the new API for this, so it's
> really down to developer education.

Curtis McHale


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