“Loading WordPress in our new unconventional way lets us work with other teams and other code seamlessly. I don’t need to include the masthead/navigation markup in my theme. I don’t even need to know how it works. We can focus on making blogs work, and inherit the rest.”
— Rethinking Blogs at the New York Times, by Scott Taylor, who helped make it happen
This article makes my head hurt – but proves it’s hard work when you take legacy systems and create new forward-thinking ways of doing things.