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

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Wed Jun 26 19:05:10 UTC 2013

Can we please focus on what the original question was and try to get that


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Dane Morgan <dane at danemorganmedia.com>wrote:

> On 2013-06-26 12:40, Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) wrote:
>> Yes, yes I am.   .. and it's entirely my choice to give my users the
>> features that the theme has.
>> If another theme wants to use those features, I would gladly give them
>> code and be more then willing to help them add it to theirs; it is afterall
>> GPL.
> Really? So now, every theme developer, even those who are responsibly
> using plugins for content generation, are required to hold your users hands
> for you when they want to switch themes and keep their content? Are you
> going to convert the custom hooks from a thousand other developers to your
> theme when users want it one off?
> If you just put content generation into a plugin and let the them display
> it, as is intended, that all goes away. Simple. Beautiful. Effective.
> Almost like Poetry.
> Can you even convenience the hours this would take? Hours that could have
> been spent building a new theme, or putting out a wikid cool plugin?
> Suddenly the idea of the word theme or template is completely gone.
> But, hey, it's all good. I do this for a living. I do that all the time
> because i get paid to do it for clients who got roped in to one of these
> things. I should be on your side just to ensure future work...
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