[wp-hackers] Duplicate key=value pairs in wp_postmeta
scribu at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 16:13:47 GMT 2009
Ok, I suppose it wouldn't be a good idea. Nevermind.
On 2/26/09, aesqe <aesqe at skyphe.org> wrote:
> i think this is the right behavior - how else would a plugin like
> flutter have grouped custom fields?
> i don't know how many of you are familiar with flutter, but here's an
> let's say you have a group called reviews, and that group can be duplicated.
> let's say that it has three fields:
> * reviewer_name
> * reviewer_magazine
> * review_text
> and if two journalists from the same magazine write a review about that
> particular post (which is actually a book, or a movie, etc)
> then too, you'd have the same situation:
> *meta_id* *post_id* *meta_key * *meta_value*
> 001 001 reviewer_magazine bar
> 002 001 reviewer_magazine bar
> and flutter has its own table in which it stores relations between
> custom fields and groups, so this works jus fine.
> On 26.2.2009 16:15, scribu wrote:
>> I'm not talking about multiple values for the same key on the same post,
>> talking about something like this:
>> *meta_id* *post_id* *meta_key * *meta_value*
>> 001 001 foo bar
>> 002 001 foo bar
>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Will
>> Anderson<wp-hackers at itsananderson.com
>>> When you store multiple key/value pairs for a post, that key is turned
>>> an array.
>>> I think it's pretty obvious from the function signature (with the $single
>>> argument) that this is intentional.
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