[theme-reviewers] Spammy theme?

Angelo Bertolli angelo.bertolli at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 20:22:50 UTC 2011

On 07/25/2011 04:15 PM, Claude Needham wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 1:11 PM, Angelo Bertolli
> <angelo.bertolli at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why not just have a "works with version X" selection for users like on
>> the plugin side?  Then the users could decide what was working, and
>> things could be pruned accordingly.
> If a theme seriously does not work with the current version of
> wordpress, it should be retired.
> I am assuming that we are trying to encourage people to work with the
> latest release that they can.
> I have been in situations where a plugin that I relied upon had not
> been updated yet. (A shopping cart).
> But if I need an old obsolete theme -- I probably already have it
> installed on my site.
> If I am theme hunting, it would be very disappointing to dl a theme
> from wporg that is obsolete under the most current core.

Oh sorry, I thought that's what was meant by suspending the
themes--they'd no longer be available.  I agree, if it's seriously
broken, there should be a way to remove it from the listing.

How far back does WP compatibility go?  Will it still run 1.5 themes?

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