[wp-hackers] Codex and old versions of WordPress
arlenbee at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 12:41:34 UTC 2010
I think we should keep the codex page about each release, or course, but
mark it as being for historical reference only.
On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 8:01 AM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Simon Blackbourn <piemanek at gmail.com
> > Sections such as these appear all over the place:
> > even has a section for versions prior to 2.0.1!)
> > The Codex is seen as official and therefore authoritative, so these give
> > the
> > impression it's fine to still be running these old versions. Surely one
> > of encouraging people to stay up to date is to remove such outdated
> > content?
> Completely agree!
> > I would also propose removing the older versions from the "Select the
> > version of WordPress you are using" drop-down when you write a new post
> > the support forums - currently it goes right back to 2.6.5.
> Yeah, I think it should only go back to the "latest version - 1" (currently
> 2.9) at most.
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