[wp-hackers] front-page.php always overrides home.php?

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Mon Apr 25 13:31:31 UTC 2011

Too true.

And, as for "Themes and Plugins  out there in use by millions of sites":
isn't that what *deprecation* is for? Certainly, a "reasonable" deprecation
period in this case would be on the order of years, rather than months. (But
then, isn't that the norm for deprecated WordPress functions?)


On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 8:14 AM, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 5:26 AM, Mike Little <wordpress at zed1.com> wrote:
> >
> > I don't think it is the core code breaking that is the worry. It's all
> the
> > plugins and themes out there in use on the millions of sites.
> >
> > Mike
> Down that road lies project paralysis. We would never add any features
> or revamp any old/outdated functionality if we had to worry about the
> install base.
> I don't think folks are arguing for it being easy, rather, for it
> being necessary.
> --
> -Doug
> @zamoose
> http://literalbarrage.org/blog/
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