[wp-hackers] Why WP_Error Sucks

Ryan McCue lists at rotorised.com
Tue Jul 24 13:23:06 UTC 2012

William P. Davis wrote:
> PHP5 is required in recent versions of WordPress, so I would agree that WP_Error should use exceptions. I would urge you to submit a patch to Trac. 

I didn't mention it in the post, but this has been previously discussed:

The idea of this post was to get the idea out there, see if there's any
good points against implementing it, and then to begin that process.
I'll happily contribute a patch, but at the moment, I don't see it as a

I'd love to hear from core committers/contributors on what they'd think
about it.

Ryan McCue

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