[wp-hackers] A "terms" table
christine at neato.co.nz
Mon Apr 16 03:00:13 GMT 2007
I'm certainly hesitant about doing any kind of UTW release, with the state
(I'm hoping to use the wordpress tag-store, and maintain the existing UTW
functionality over it... I'm pretty sure the API support isn't going to be
enough to do all of the things that UTW does; and the prospect of rewriting
it twice makes me go Grah!)
On 4/16/07, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/15/07, Matt Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> wrote:
> > Ryan Boren wrote:
> > > I think we must acknowledge that we will have to suffer two rounds of
> > > breakage if we leave 2.2 as is.
> > I think a "plugin author beware" note with the release blog should be
> > more than sufficient to set expectations around the API and DB structure
> > changing.
> I think that's functionally useless. You're turning 2.2 into a
> red-headed stepchild of a release. If devs and theme authors can't
> depend on an ever-shifting API, then there's no incentive to support
> 2.2. Just wait till 2.3 comes out and _then_ support it.
> Breaking the API twice is madness. Better to start a WP-Fork project
> and let those that like the all-in-one-table stuff have one branch and
> we serial tables-for-everything-gol-durnit arguers to have the other.
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