Custom Fields again

VFedrushkov at VFedrushkov at
Wed Dec 11 13:44:18 UTC 2002

Good $daytime,

> From: Bradley Baetz [mailto:bbaetz at]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 6:19 PM
> To: developers at
> Subject: Re: Custom Fields again

> > Adding a custom field is either an initial
> > configuration thing or it's a Big Deal to add when you do it. 

> Why is it a Big Deal? Or rather, why should it be a Big Deal?

Because we don't want custom fields to be 'cheap'.  Instead we 
encourage administrator to think well before doing that.

And yes, if custom fields reconfiguration would require me to take
database offline, I'd first look how to implement desired feature
within standard functionality.


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