[wp-hackers] pluggable functions

Mike Schinkel mike at newclarity.net
Sat Oct 27 21:05:42 UTC 2012

On Oct 27, 2012, at 4:57 PM, peter baylies <pbaylies at gmail.com> wrote:
> This doesn't necessarily apply as much to core or to themes, but I find
> pluggable functions to be very useful in plugin development, where you
> might have a situation where your plugin gets forked, or different versions
> or variants of the same plugin might end up getting installed on a site --
> at the least, using pluggable functions means that this doesn't end up
> breaking everything as soon as there's a naming conflict.

Any chance you could provide a concrete example of what you are describing?  I'm having a hard time envisioning this. 

Thanks in advance.


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