[wp-hackers] Plugin and theme developer plugins

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Fri Sep 17 20:03:44 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Jeremy Clarke <jer at simianuprising.com>wrote:

> Email them the changes to fix it! It's usually just one or two lines that
> clearly won't break anything ($yourvar = ''; being the most commonly needed
> fix). Unless the the plugin is derelict they will update it so you don't
> have to constantly re-patch the plugin when you update it. If they don't
> care enough to incorporate your patch into the next version you should
> probably find a new plugin ;)

I send patches to plugin authors all the time, and I encourage all of you to
do the same. Help each other out.

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