"rename integrity" on the activity table?

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Aug 19 20:41:26 UTC 2002

Joel Peshkin wrote:
> So, I 
> implemented an update in checksetup.pl that converts the existing 
> bugs_activity records to match the new schema and then deletes the 
> unused and absent field from fielddefs.  This is fairly easy.
> However, this starts an interesting precedent (which would be very 
> important to anyone using the activity log to generate reports) where we 
> would expect the activity log to accurately reflect the activity even 
> across more structural changes.

I would expect the log to tell the user what happened - exactly how it 
stores the information is not relevant. If it's easiest for us to change 
  the table format and store it differently, let's do that. I.e. do what 
you said you were doing above.


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