[wp-hackers] Degrading gracefully with deactivated plugins?

Matthew Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Mon Mar 28 21:36:08 GMT 2005

Owen Winkler wrote:
> Can we please not add any of these strange functions and just provide 
> better documentation for switching themes, upgrading, and applying 
> plugins, and be sure that authors of themes and plugins adhere to 
> developer guidelines regarding these issues?  

Many plugin functions (time_since, etc) could be embedded directly in 
theme files, which would eliminate any bundling issues. Perhaps we could 
make this more formal by having a file (extra-functions.php) that was 
loaded with plugins if it existed for a theme.

Matt Mullenweg
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