[wp-hackers] GSoC Proposal: Integrate WP-cache / WP Super Cache into WordPress

Ronald Heft ron at cavemonkey50.com
Sat Mar 1 03:36:52 GMT 2008

I'm not exactly sure what you're referring to with plugins. Are you saying
that including an HTML caching solution directly into WordPress is a good
idea as plugins are no longer guessing if WP-cache is installed, or are you
saying something else?

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 1:37 AM, DD32 <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:

> Just a quick note:
> Keep in mind that the Object Cache has been removed from WordPress 2.5 (By
> default; Users can still add-in memcached/mysql memory tables/the original
> object cache via the override file wp-content/object-cache.php)
> The main reason for removing it was that it was not enabled by default,
> and that there were more issues with it than benifits(IMO).
> A HTML Cacher would be a nice inclusion in core, But its hard to enable as
> pure included plugin material, Due to the fact that its either enabled or
> disabled according to the file being present in wp-content/ or not.
> I think WordPress would benefit more from only loading the required files
> in the long run, As thats something that Plugins cannot help with.
> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 17:29:42 +1100, Matt <speedboxer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:17 PM, Ronald Heft <ron at cavemonkey50.com>
> wrote:
> >> Regarding things like APC and memcache, correct me if I'm wrong, but I
> do
> >> not think the majority of web hosts would be able to support those
> >> solutions. Very few people would benefit.
> >
> > I don't think APC and memcache work as well in shared environments...
> >
> > It'd be interesting to see what kind of plugins would be made off of
> > such a system. A plugin that changes the theme when the site's under
> > stress would defiantly be interesting.
> >
> >
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Ronald Heft, Jr.
Information Sciences and Technology
Pennsylvania State University

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