[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #1476: WordPress Update Notification

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Thu Aug 16 03:50:19 GMT 2007

#1476: WordPress Update Notification
 Reporter:  mdawaffe                               |        Owner:  pishmishy  
     Type:  enhancement                            |       Status:  assigned   
 Priority:  normal                                 |    Milestone:  2.3 (trunk)
Component:  Administration                         |      Version:  2.1        
 Severity:  normal                                 |   Resolution:             
 Keywords:  update upgrade has-patch dev-feedback  |  
Comment (by _erik_):

 1 statement: nice work guys.
 3 ideas:

 1) pls make sure you do NOT hardcode an update-url. you might piss off all
 those people putting l10n'd wordpress archives together. (eg: take
 wordpress-deutschland.org for example. the german zip/tar is established
 and comes within hours. btw: wordpress-germany already has all this and it
 is working fine. (except for the branches check) see:
 http://tinyurl.com/yo4t7l (plugin-page) http://tinyurl.com/ypflz6 (plugin
 download) and http://static.wordpress-deutschland.org/version.xml (the
 I'm not saying this is better or ideal, but worth considering as it would
 minimize your l10n worries and takes care of the users habits.

 2) where's the easter-egg for alpha-testers? ;)

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1476#comment:36>
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