CGI interface to Bugzilla schema documentation

Gervase Markham gerv at
Fri Dec 3 22:09:35 UTC 2004

Shane H. W. Travis wrote:
> Sure there is. You can review it the same way I *wrote* it; by going through
> the 2.16.7 database and dumping the tables, checking that the types listed
> there match up with the types on my charts, confirming that the foreign
> keys on my chart match what is in the database, and double-checking for
> typos and whatnot.
> I'm sure you're *capable* of doing that, as I've seen you do much more
> difficult things. If I was capable of creating it, you're capable of
> reviewing it. What I can only assume you meant, then, was, "That would take
> too much time and effort, and I can't be bothered with it."

Yep, it's a fair cop. Except that rather than "I can't be bothered", 
it's more that "there are 212 emails in my inbox, all of which are from 
people asking me to do something, plus another 30 items on my todo list, 
none of which are Bugzilla-related".

> If nobody wants to take the time to do a full-on, drill-down review of it,
> then at least it could be recognized that the diagram a whole lot more
> representative of the 2.16 schema than what currently  *exists* in the
> documenation, and approve it for that reason alone.

Sounds good to me.


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