[theme-reviewers] home_url clarification

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Jun 19 19:58:34 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> Well now, don't even get started on why get_home_url() and home_url() both
> *return* output, and core has no function to *echo* that output. ;)

I know. Legacy reasons there.

But the bottom line is that adding escaping to home_url *will break
existing things*. Quite a lot of them, in fact. So it ain't going to
happen. Just saying.

Getting a new function created to do what you think it should do is a
better approach to take. But even then it's an uphill road.


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