[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #5651: Optimize get_plugin_data

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Sat Jan 12 22:58:52 GMT 2008

#5651: Optimize get_plugin_data
 Reporter:  filosofo                          |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect                            |       Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal                            |    Milestone:  2.5      
Component:  General                           |      Version:  2.5      
 Severity:  normal                            |   Resolution:           
 Keywords:  has-patch get_plugin_data memory  |  
Comment (by DD32):

 Replying to [comment:10 filosofo]:
 > The [http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_a_Plugin Codex] says the
 metadata should be at the top, and it's said that for almost three years,
 so plugin authors should know better.  But what plugin is an example of

 Just because documentation specifies how something should be done, Doesnt
 mean authors will follow it when writing their plugins (As they find it
 actually works '''their''' way.

 As for an example.. Heres one(Allthough it's metadata is half way through
 the lot), 14KB of opening comment: http://svn.wp-plugins.org/google-

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5651#comment:11>
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