[wp-hackers] Grab a seat. On Delaying 2.2, separating tables

spencerp spencerp1 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 11:04:24 GMT 2007

Pixline wrote:
> 15/apr/07, Robert Deaton:
>> I believe that we should take the time now, before a release of
>> WordPress is made with these database schema changes, to fix the
>> issue. I think that the categories table needs to be resplit into a
>> link categories table, a post categories table, and a tag table, each
>> set up to handle their own specific job instead of throwing them
>> together with legacy fields.
> a big and heavy +1 for me.  I'm really concerned about tags and db, 
> now that I've understood what didn't sound to me.
> if 2.2 gets out with this db structure, it will be official; think 
> about the number of plugins and themes that will work on it,  and 
> count how many headaches will face wp-core team about backward 
> compatibility... Taking time and split tables will allow some authors 
> to write their plugins and be ready for 2.2
> And the beautifulness of open source is even to have a real 
> explaination about delays :-)
> Paolo

I agree, +1 from me... ;) :)


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