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12  * @since 1.5
13  * @uses $authordata The current author's DB object.
14  * @uses apply_filters() Calls 'the_author' hook on the author display name.
15  *
16  * @param string $deprecated Deprecated.
17  * @return string The author's display name.
18  */
19 function get_the_author($deprecated = '') {
20      global $authordata;
21      return apply_filters('the_author', $authordata->display_name);
22 }
24 /**
25  * the_author() - Echo the name of the author of the current post in the Loop.
26  *
27  * The behavior of this function is based off of old functionality predating get_the_author().
28  * This function is not deprecated, but is designed to echo the value from get_the_author()
29  * and as an result of any old theme that might still use the old behavior will also
30  * pass the value from get_the_author().