The Road to 2.18

Gervase Markham gerv at
Mon Mar 8 00:12:38 UTC 2004

Stuart Donaldson wrote:
> It would be a big win from the users perspective to get even a partial 
> solution towards custom fields get into the system for the next release. 
> This would lock-down a supported schema with a migration path in case 
> the approach were to change. All these caveats about applying the custom 
> fields patches because there is "no guarantee that this will be the way 
> we do it" are holding some people back from trying it out.

Indeed. And that's something we want to maintain. Locking down the 
schema is to be avoided - because we want to be able to say "actually, 
this is all wrong, we want to do it differently."


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