2.18 Goals

MattyT matty at chariot.net.au
Sat Sep 14 02:36:24 UTC 2002

On Sat, 2002-09-14 at 03:28, Gervase Markham wrote:

> Renaming problem?

Renaming resolutions will break all query URLs.

> Query URLs could start containing IDs instead of names, if that would 
> help.

That's possible, but makes it really hard to roll your own.

> But I don't know why you want them expunged - they certainly 
> aren't going away, because they are far too useful for users (bookmarks, 
> emails etc.)

The current implementation needs to go away - we need to store IDs in
the database for stored queries and so on.

> That's a bit specific; a lot of installations don't have a URL field at 
> all. I'd question whether it needs to be part of the default set.
> ...
> This is rather a fine distinction. Can't we find a non-insulting name 
> which covers both for the default set?

That's up to an administrator to decide ... these are demonstrating
possibilities, not the final resolutions, and I don't think they are
doing a bad job of that.
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