A Fuss About Nothing

Or, in this case, a fuss about the captilization of WordPress.  In case you’re running WordPress and haven’t yet noticed this gem, you can’t spell WordPress with a capital W and small p any more, as version 3 filters this behaviour.  This filter crept into the release practically unnoticed, but the subsequent issues and community backlash has been fairly strong.  All sorts of things from trademark protection, through conspiracy theories and the impact of off-shore oil drilling have been mentioned around it – personally I’d have been happy if it were a plugin and people at least had some warning, so they knew what to fix when their images start breaking…

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