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01-28-2008, 08:41 PM
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Would you say Wordpress is badly coded?
In my own past uses I would say "kind of". Obviously it has an aging code base, and isn't been refactored into more efficient or relevant code. This lack of finesse for relatively simplistic things is a bad sign of what PHP can do, but ultimately not our responsibility. And yes, that's why I decided to make my own blog package for my own personal use, perhaps for others too, because I hate weighty packages for simplistic things. And secure software needn't be weighty, just secure!
So, badly coded ... sorta. But yet it does function and is popular.
Programmers are in a race with the Universe to create bigger and better idiot-proof programs, while the Universe is trying to create bigger and better idiots. So far the Universe is winning.
- Rich Cook
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