[theme-reviewers] Submitting a One-Page Placeholder Theme
chip at chipbennett.net
Fri Oct 28 18:50:57 UTC 2011
I am worried about the potential for abuse, if this is solely tag-based.
What about adding a theme-slug bypass filter to the uploader script, whereby
"niche" Themes bypass non-critical checks, based on a registered theme-slug?
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Edward Caissie <edward.caissie at gmail.com>wrote:
> There may be a relatively simple solution to by-passing the upload checks:
> add a flag (read: theme tag) similar to BuddyPress themes that by-passes
> certain aspects of the upload checks (Theme Check, too?)
> Then if the Theme Author chooses to use this "niche" tag; they would be
> required (aside from mandatory Theme documentation) to explain why they are
> using the niche tag in the (initial?) Trac ticket(s).
> Is something like this a good starting point/doable?
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>
>> > Oh, I see what you mean. :)
>> > I don't really see that as a "method", insofar as we can't directly *do*
>> > anything about the request. Right now, we'd have to rely on Otto
>> > the system, somehow - which requires his time and effort, so obviously,
>> > try to be as judicial as possible with such requests.
>> > Chip
>> No worries. :)
>> Come up with guidelines and such to do it and let me handle the
>> technical aspects. It isn't hard to add some kind of special case code
>> to bypass the checks.
>> Just hammer out when and why and how the process should happen and so
>> on. What is a special case? When should they be allowed? When should
>> they not be? That sort of thing.
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