[wp-hackers] minimum version

Ryan Bilesky rbilesky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 17:52:43 UTC 2010

That's not a bad idea.  I think I'll just require at least 2.9 since I
realize not everyone has made the change to 3.0.

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Mark E <mark at simplercomputing.net> wrote:

> On 09/07/2010 05:48 PM, Ryan Bilesky wrote:
>> Is there an easy trick to figure out what the minimum version of wordpress
>> my plugin will work with?
> Here's my perspective on that issue: Running old versions of WordPress is a
> very very very bad idea, mainly because of security holes that are patched
> in later versions.
> So, two simple ways to contribute to better security is to (1) not let your
> plugin run on too old of a version of WP (for example, one major point
> release back is pushing the limit of sensibility), and (2) make sure your
> own code doesn't create holes that intruders can waltz through.
> Mark
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