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03/22/2019 02:32:55 PM (3 years ago)
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  • Ticket #46599, comment 5

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    11I initially wanted to use `is_wp_compatible()` and `is_php_compatible()`.
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    3 Similar code exists in most plugins that are designed to fail gracefully. Having this in core means not having to fiddle with the subtleties of `version_compare`.
     3Similar code exists in most plugins that are designed to fail gracefully. Having this in core means not having to fiddle with the subtleties of `version_compare` for many plugin authors.
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    55Specifically having this test in a single location in core means that when having values in the `readme.txt` headers is mandatory it will be easier to implement. Currently the `empty( $requires ) || version_compare…` allows for this less stringent test.