[wp-hackers] Simplicity in 2.next

Jason S. jason at zenenet.com
Wed Feb 8 13:31:59 GMT 2006

Scott Merrill wrote:
> Ryan Boren wrote:
>> For you, any advantage probably isn't worthwile.  You actually maintain
>> your plugins.  Most plugins are unmaintained, however.  Most plugin
>> authors do not follow the hackers list, and they wait until after a
>> release to update their plugins.  That's too late.  I'm trying to figure
>> a way to improve the end user experience.  Every time we try to address
>> this, we all get into this same argument and nothing is ever done.
> I can see this developing somewhat akin to the Debian maintainer
> process.  The Debian maintainers apply patches and modify projects in
> ways to ensure compliance and compatibility with the Debian core.  They
> submit patches upstream, and upgrade their managed versions as needed.

+1, Gentoo
(Apologies if anyone else has already said this.)

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