[wp-hackers] WordPress Maturity (was)Re: hate

Mike Schinkel mike at newclarity.net
Tue Apr 30 17:52:24 UTC 2013

On Apr 30, 2013, at 1:44 PM, Harry Metcalfe <harry at dxw.com> wrote:
> Again, this is just the sort of reaction that's quite irritating.


> You may not find staging a big issue. We do.
> You may not need to move content around. We do all the time.
> You might not test with content. We do.
> Of course widget options could be stored differently. There's almost never only one way to do something.
> And we have, as I mentioned, already dealt with the updating issue, and numerous others. We have solved these problems. That doesn't mean that WordPress couldn't be better.
> Your whole post seems like an attempt to prop up the status quo, instead of putting yourself in the position of someone else and thinking about other ways WordPress is used, and ways it could be made better.
> No matter what the suggestion or criticism is, "go write a script" is always a possible solution. So it's a bit pointless to say it. We already did that. If everyone did that all the time, we'd never have any new features!

+1 to all of that.


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