Custom fields schema
gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Jan 24 22:53:31 UTC 2005
Christopher Hicks wrote:
> 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.
But the schema for custom fields is going to be a whole different order
of complexity. Switching between the two main proposals here isn't a
case of "drop this column, tweak the type of this table", it's a
wholesale internal rearrangement.
> 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?
Maybe I haven't been paying attention; I've seen several designs flow
past, but I didn't realise one of them had been accepted as "the design".
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