[theme-reviewers] Formal Request for Change of Methodology.

Dane Morgan dane at danemorganmedia.com
Wed Jun 26 16:50:22 UTC 2013

On 2013-06-26 00:29, Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) wrote:
> If they use the theme and use those shortcodes, then that is the theme 
> that is using it, to require shortcodes to be cross compatible and in 
> a plugin is simply ridiculous.
> The end user, while picking a theme will choose a theme that has 
> features that they want.   When they choose another theme that doesn't 
> have those previous themes features they miss out, it's not a question 
> of requiring a compatibility. 

it isn't ridiculous in the least. themes should control the appearance 
of the site, not the content. Short codes create content and should thus 
be in a plugin so that the user can creat the content and then keep it 
should they decide they want the page to look differently.

Saying otherwise is like saying the guy who soaps the store windows 
should have control of the inventory. That is what ridiculous looks like.

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