Re: Here come the spammers!!!
Oh I’m sure @foxly & @francescolaffi development inc will come up with something. It’s just that not having it part of the core makes much harder to develop, because frankly, BuddyPress doesn’t currently have many useful hooks for plugins to manipulate the core. So you have to hack the system in all sorts of crazy ways and that can really slow down the site.
And then there’s the whole issue of *where automattic is taking buddypress” and what they intend to do with it, now that they’ve taken Andy off as the lead developer.
EDIT: what I meant to say was “now that Andy is not working *full time* on BP anymore, as automattic has split his time between other topics” – my bad