[theme-reviewers] Question about removing default widgets

Paul Appleyard paul at spacecat.com
Fri Mar 1 00:18:57 UTC 2013

I thought it was OK to extend core functionality - as long as it 
RETAINED the original functionality; ie didn't break when they switched 
themes. So, replacing a widget with a custom one of the same name that 
had the original functionality but with some added powers.


On 1/03/2013 9:34 AM, Otto wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 5:14 PM, Justin Tadlock
> <justin at justintadlock.com> wrote:
>> I disagree.  If we don't want developers ...
> There is more than one type of developer.
> Removing widgets makes perfect sense to be available for plugins
> territory. Doesn't make sense for themes. Yet another form of
> vendor-lock-in.
> -Otto
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