[wp-hackers] Making WP more secure the evolutionary way
g30rg3x at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 05:36:25 GMT 2009
2009/1/27 Florian Thiel <flo.thiel+wphackers at googlemail.com>:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 1:12 AM, g30rg3_x <g30rg3x at gmail.com> wrote:
> You're right. My motivation is to make WP more robust against
> filtering omissions. Can you elaborate on why you think WP would fail
> if it did something like that "just" for security reasons? I think WP
> users really care about security so unless it has adverse effects on
> other parts of the system (or does not improve security at all),
> where's the failure?
Totally unnecessary they already exist so they won't improve security
at all, is like Jacob Santos says...
2009/1/27 Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name>:
> The problem with saying that this is for 'security' is that security is already being handled in the API
Also if you achieve total abstraction of the DB (which surely will
limit the power of the wp plugin developers), developers then would
start avoiding the abstracted layer and make his own direct DB
connections so you are in danger of encourage them to do it by his own
hands rather than truth the API.
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