As Textpattern 4.3.0 draws nearer to a release, it’s time to look forward a little to Textpattern 5. This weblog entry holds important information — especially for plugin authors and admin themers — to help gear up now for the proposed changes in Textpattern 5.
Usually every day is a good day to say thank you to the people who help you. But we have to admit, we’re the kind of guys who are sometimes a bit too busy doing those not too important things, like code and work on non Open Source projects which pay our bills.
Kevin Hale details his reasons for switching from Textpattern to MT. I don’t mean to criticize Kevin for making that choice — it’s important to choose the right tool for the job — but I do want to correct some misconceptions, lest readers get the impression Textpattern is lacking (or somehow getting worse!) where it is not.