[wp-hackers] Somehow critical wp.org/extend/plugins issue

Simon Wheatley simon at sweetinteraction.com
Fri Aug 28 12:56:39 UTC 2009

Presumably that means you have commit rights to remove your name as
contributor in the readme.txt? (Is that where the data is read from?)


On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Ozh<ozh at planetozh.com> wrote:
> Peeps,
> Just checked my profile on wp.org/extend/plugins
> <http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/profile/ozh> and noticed that a
> plugin I don't know appears in the list. It turns out I'm listed as a
> contributor, which I am not (AdSense Immediately!)
> The problem with this plugin is that is contains several hardcoded
> base64_decode() shits with author's adsense code and not sure what
> else (didn't extensively check)
> I have the feeling I'm listed as a contributor to add authority to the
> plugin, but I definitely don't want to be associated with it. Other
> plugin authors might want to check their profile listing for any
> similar finding.
> As a bonus, there is no valid contact info on this plugin, I have no
> clue who the dummy is...
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