[wp-hackers] Caching as part of the core

Almog Baku almog.baku at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 15:52:11 UTC 2012

That idea, of drop-ins is really bad. Because it hack the core.
I belive that any unoffical hacking(not aproved patch) is bad because well
known obviuse reasons.

Are you sure that the current plugins using it?
If they are it just proof my point.

בתאריך יום ראשון, 22 ביולי 2012, Mike Schinkel כתב:

> On Jul 22, 2012, at 3:31 AM, Chason Chaffin wrote:
> > While I agree that fragment caching would be useful, it sounds like
> something that would be better as a plugin,
> Core uses a drop-in[1] for handling caching which means only one caching
> plugin unless plugins are explicitly designed to work together. As there
> are many different ways to do caching you can get any flavor available, but
> you can only that one flavor.
> To enable innovation in caching for WordPress the drop-in concept in core
> needs to be changed to enable multiple plugins to handle different aspects
> of caching. Currently advanced caching (pun intended) is really only viable
> for programmers with the time to invest.
> > since generalizing it would be a difficult problem,
> Why do you assume that?
> -Mike
> [1] http://hakre.wordpress.com/2010/05/01/must-use-and-drop-ins-plugins/
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