[wp-hackers] A "terms" table

Steve Lewis stevelle at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 23:03:55 GMT 2007

On 4/15/07, Robert Deaton <false.hopes at gmail.com> wrote:

> I really wish we would've learned something about checking in heavy
> changesets within a week of release time, but every major release
> proves otherwise. I personally think if we're going to try to stick to
> a fixed release schedule for this release and future releases, that
> throwing major things like tagging into the core within the last month
> of the cycle is a big step backwards.

I couldn't agree more.  If there is an existential crisis with the
implementation of tags, particularly at such a low level, then roll Tagging
out of 2.2 NOW and give it the time it needs to be resolved, or blow the
release schedule for 2.2.  As has been pointed out, releasing tags in core,
and then changing the DB structure for storing it, is a recipe for

That said, I think tags should be in their own table, but I am still
flabbergasted over what was done over links/blogroll.


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