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Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Ticket #36335, comment 190


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09/19/2016 02:55:39 AM (4 years ago)
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MikeSchinkel
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  • Ticket #36335, comment 190

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    44Is that an actual explicitly stated goal of the WordPress project? 
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    6 After 7 years of working with WordPress professionally ''(and numerous programming languages before WordPress)'' I have come to the conclusion that WordPress best practices and PHP best practices are often at odds with one-another.  As such IMO trying to force PHP best practices on WordPress will ultimately do more harm to WordPress than benefit it.  Especially related to integrating Composer into core. JMTCW.
     6WordPress best practices and some of PHP best practices are often at odds with one-another. Trying to force all of PHP best practices on WordPress will ultimately do more harm to WordPress than benefit it.  Especially related to integrating Composer into core. JMTCW.
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    88So before we power ahead trying to make WordPress follow PHP best practices when they are obviously at odds with the WordPress way we should get the core team to explicitly embrace that direction, and a good place to do it would be here: