[wp-hackers] Plugin dependency checking
Shane A. Froebel
shane at bugssite.org
Wed Jun 17 17:11:14 GMT 2009
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My API makes sure the correct versions are installed and also installed
before it gets activated.
I have a unit-test case file. I am starting the integration with the core.
> On 6/17/09, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net> wrote:
>> But the problem again is what happens when two different plugins define the
>> same interface differently? That's where the registry comes in. The function
>> 'akismet_define_interface' would NEVER be called if it is defined in the
>> registry, so plugin devs would be forced to ensure their definition would
>> match the one in the registry (which is a good thing.) OTOH if a developer
>> is developing locally with no Internet connection, or the registry web
>> service was down, WP could fall back to the local definition.
> For now, I'd just like to say that having to call a remote registry
> for each plugin, on each page load, by default, is a *very* bad ideea.
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