Custom Fields Development (was Re: On Tuesday 28 February 2006

Daniel Berlin dberlin at
Wed Mar 15 18:25:26 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 10:20 -0800, Benton, Kevin wrote:
> IIRC, the discussion (albeit heated at times) wasn't whether or not to
> implement custom fields, but rather how to implement them.  As I recall,
> I saw parties going back and fourth about fields as data versus other
> methods.  I felt that as long as it was manageable, and didn't
> significantly degrade performance of Bugzilla, I didn't really care what
> method was used.

And honestly, the whole discussion was somewhat surreal.
It's going to take 1.0 seconds to select the millions of pieces of data
from the db instead of .5 if we do it that way!

Meanwhile, it takes 30 seconds to render the page either way, ......

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