[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #4551: Use WP's metadata API (was: groups_get_groupmeta should allow filtering the value)

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Wed May 29 22:13:32 UTC 2013

#4551: Use WP's metadata API
 Reporter:  sbrajesh                 |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement              |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                   |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Core                     |     Version:  1.2
 Severity:  normal                   |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch needs-refresh  |
Changes (by r-a-y):

 * severity:  minor => normal
 * version:  1.6.1 => 1.2
 * milestone:  1.8 => Future Release


 I like the idea behind the patch, but I don't like how we're duplicating
 the entire WP meta API to accomplish this because we are unable to
 override some variables.

 sbrajesh is correct that we should pass a patch upstream to filter
 `_get_meta_table()` and to the various hardcoded variables in the
 *_metadata() functions like
 includes/meta.php#L114 this].

 This would prevent so much code duplication.  The other issue I can see is
 maintaining backpat cache with our own cache keys (if that is even

 I'll post a patch upstream and will update this ticket, but until then I'm
 pushing this back to Future Release.

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4551#comment:9>
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