[wp-hackers] get_settings or get_option ?
ryan at boren.nu
Thu Aug 24 22:37:25 GMT 2006
Austin Matzko wrote:
> Right now, the function get_option() is an alias for get_settings().
> Are there plans eventually to make one deprecated (like get_postdata()
> is for get_post() ), or will they fork in behavior like do_action()
> and apply_filters()? If not, why the alias in the first place?
We had get_settings() first and then as we fleshed out the api with add,
delete, and update we decided to use the term option. We can deprecate
get_settings(), I suppose, but we'd need to change all occurrences of it
in codebase to get_option(). We still use get_settings() in a lot of
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