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Chris Coyier

Exactly what I would have said…

If the plugin was really trying to follow convention, it could always access your definied prefix and add tables with that. I’m not sure what percentage of plugins actually do that, but I bet some do and some don’t. Ultimately, I don’t think you’ll ever notice any issues with changing the prefix, and potentially prevent some bad scripts from doing bad things while you are at it.