[wp-hackers] pluggable functions

Andrew Bartel andrew.bartel at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 20:20:02 UTC 2012

So that two plugins don't both try to override a function and conflict, for
example, wp_mail().


On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Kirk Wight <kwight at kwight.ca> wrote:

> Does anyone know the reasoning behind Core moving way from the use of
> pluggable functions (the only remaining ones are all deprecated)?
> In particular, I'm curious about pluggable functions that are on hooks, as
> I'm starting to see more and more themes in the repo that make everything
> in functions.php pluggable, whether on a hook or not. Just wondering if
> there's any risk or downside.
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