Custom fields schema
chicks at chicks.net
Sun Jan 23 14:13:13 UTC 2005
On Sun, 23 Jan 2005, Gervase Markham wrote:
> But what happens at this stage, in the real world, is that no-one has time to
> rip out the schema and start again, and lots of people have made local
> modifications which would break anyway, and so we all grumble about how we
> should have got it right the first time, and live with the bad
Look at all of the database tweaks in checksetup.pl and tell me we're
prone to just live with it and not tweak it into shape over time.
> While deciding on the correct approach should not delay the
> implementation of custom fields indefinitely, I think that doing some
> up-front design is a perfectly reasonable step on the way to
The design has been out there for ages and now people are just ripping
apart one section - the database design's affect on performance - which
was actually done correctly already. If there's some other "up-front
design" that's needed, what is it?
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