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

Boris Anthony lists.permutype at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 03:54:09 GMT 2007

On 15-Apr-07, at 10:57 PM, Matt Mullenweg wrote:

> On 4/15/2007 Doug Stewart wrote:
>> They're fundamentally
>> different than each other and to cram them into the same table is a
>> bad notion, DB design-wise.
> Would you mind explaining why? It has worked quite well for us thus  
> far.

they are different content types, with different metadata, different  
uses and different interactions. Different needs etc.

counter argument to above: filesystem. handles many differnt content  
types in the same "database" (the filesystem).

argue amongst yourselves. ;p

but two last words: drupal + nodes.


/me runs away



Boris Anthony
Designer and Web Architect

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