[theme-reviewers] Discussion

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Wed Sep 1 16:07:13 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> Look at it from a theme author's point of view. You've already
> reviewed it. It's marked "not-accepted" and "closed".
> That doesn't suggest some form of "finality" to you?
> So what does the theme author do? He reopens it and adds comments.
> This is the way things happen in the core trac, after all. People
> reopen it when they begin discussing it or have more to add.
> You going and instantly closing it again, summarily rejecting his
> points by giving some link to a document somewhere else... well, that
> doesn't leave a really good taste in his mouth, does it? It doesn't
> show that anybody is listening, or cares, or wants to help. It's just
> rejection, absolute and final.
> Of course they're going to get angry and upset when being treated like
> that.
> 1) What percentage of Theme developers submitting Themes for the repository
use core Trac?

2) Theme Trac works - and is used - differently from the way core Trac

Should we better document how Trac is used in the process? Absolutely. We've
actually been discussing that very issue, in #wp-themes. Feel free to join

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