[wp-hackers] post_status and post_type

Evan Broder wp at ebroder.net
Fri Feb 10 00:25:35 GMT 2006

Ryan Boren wrote:
> Owen Winkler wrote:
> The varchar is used for portability and flexibility.  We might change 
> all occurences of enums to varchars.  Those porting WordPress to other 
> DBs curse our use of enums.
> Ryan
In theory, should this not just be a change of the database schema, 
since code and queries will always compare values to strings anyway?

Doesn't seem like it should be that big of a deal (other than the whole 
inertia issue)

Of course, I'm new to this, and more or less an idiot, so I may not know 
what I'm talking about.

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