[development] WordPress 2.3 Spies On Users
jeff at viapositiva.net
Tue Sep 25 19:18:24 UTC 2007
On Sep 25, 2007, at 2:04 PM, Steven Peck wrote:
> Now, update module getting a version update check to notify a user
> without sending information is one thing..... If it does send then we
> NEED to document what it sends and what is done with it.
> Opting in for sending modules used statistics back was something in
> the past that was discussed as campaigning to get voluntary buy in
> from people and documenting it as why it benefits the user community.
> So... before we wander to far a field. Which will we be doing in D6
> and are they two separate conversations?
My understanding is that *anonymized* site information -- a hash of
the url rather than the url itself -- is used as a key for module
usage information that we store for statistical purposes. There is
presently, AFAIK, no way to separate this functionality from the
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