[wp-hackers] Idea: Widgets as custom post types
scribu at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 21:43:09 UTC 2010
On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 11:40 PM, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>wrote:
> On Mar 2, 2010, at 4:32 PM, John O'Nolan wrote:
> > Surely moving widgets and links all into the wp_posts table would screw
> up backwards compatibility just as much as renaming it? (correct me if I'm
> wrong on that one, I'm genuinely asking)
> Renaming the wp_posts table would potentially affect hundreds of plugins
> and themes and potentially introduce bugs in the core code. Benefits do not
> outweigh the downside, IMO.
Not necessarily. We just need to keep the $wpdb->posts variable around.
The problem might be with renaming the table columns. That's what was
discussed in the ticket, if my memory serves me well.
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