Re: jQuery 1.1.3 is out. Will it be shipped with the next bbPress release?
jQuery is really nearly 60k – if you use the 20k version it has to unpack itself on the visitors broswer everytime a page is loaded. Better to use unpacked version and gzip web compression instead.
It’s the same size as prototype but smaller in use when you consider prototype needs other libraries to do other functions that jquery has built in.
When again is bbPress switching to jQuery?
Or is this just a rumour?
Apparently WordPress has ditched the last scraps of prototype from the admin panel this very week: