[wp-hackers] backend script that will do only authentication, without loading complete WordPress

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Mon Jan 31 13:31:39 UTC 2011

On 31 Jan 2011, at 13:05, Davit Barbakadze wrote:

> Mike, it is going to be an uploader. It will split files to chunks on
> client-side, upload them one by one and stick together on server-side.
> Server-side really should just check if user is authorized to upload
> files, and tell whether operation went ok. Depending on comparative
> sizes
> of the file and chunk, their number can be quite big. Obviously, the
> faster this process goes, the better. It's 3-5 times faster on clean
> install with free resources. I think on busy servers difference will
> rise dramatically. So I guess - yes - performance matters.
> There was some important motivation behind load-scripts.php thing...
> it's not exactly that clean in my case, but I still feel like it's
> important.

There was some motivation - I'm still not convinced it was important motivation and it is something I think we should revisit.

I would rather we worked on ensuring every load of WP was fast than hacked around it :)

Peter Westwood
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