[wp-hackers] Re: Idea: Rename the Excerpt to something accurate
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Fri Feb 27 17:20:28 GMT 2009
I'm not really interested in using this, but if writing a plugin will make
people not ask for it to go in core, go ahead :)
I suspect that most people who actually use excerpts will uninstall it
within a week.
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:18 PM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, if anyone else besides Demetris is interested in this, I'll write a
> plugin in less than a week.
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 7:13 PM, Matt Freedman <speedboxer at gmail.com>
> > On 2/27/09, Will Anderson <wp-hackers at itsananderson.com> wrote:
> > > The problem with auto filling the excerpt is that if the user then
> > changes
> > > something in the post, the excerpt will maintain the old content, so if
> > the
> > > theme uses the_excerpt, it won't have the updated information.
> > Not necessarily, we could have a field in the database for storing if
> > the excerpt has been edited or not, if it has, display that, if not do
> > an auto-excerpt.
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