[wp-hackers] GSoC 2010, WordPress.org Profiles

Stas Sușcov stas at nerd.ro
Sun Mar 21 01:33:37 UTC 2010

În data de Sb, 20-03-2010 la 21:12 -0400, Mike Schinkel a scris:
> On Mar 20, 2010, at 9:03 PM, Stas Sușcov wrote:
> > Anyway it's a tricky subject. As for now, I think using post types is an
> > overhead comparing to writing some clean code that uses the db directly
> > and own tables layout...
> That overhead brings along lots of benefits, see the long list where each bullet starts with "Having..."

Yep, it's a long list, still I would stick to what I wrote already. As I
said, I'm interested in getting more freedom cause we're talking about
something we know how it should work and where.

> http://lists.automattic.com/pipermail/wp-hackers/2010-March/030794.html
> > Plus, it will offer me the freedom of creating
> > spiders and scripts that can directly update the db, without taking into
> > account the WordPress itself.
> Please, please don't add new tables.  

I will not commit my hacks into WordPress core svn, I'm trying to get a
problem solved, and make it reasonably easy to solve :)

But post types are awesome, I agree, and if there will be need to use
them I'll surely do that!

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