[wp-hackers] Grab a seat. On Delaying 2.2, separating tables
computerguru at neosmart.net
Sun Apr 15 19:59:49 GMT 2007
I agree with your deduction there, but I disagree with regards to proper programming procedure.
DB optimization doesn't make a difference how many entries there are in the table... If it was 1 or 1000, the query complexity and db-clutter will not be changed.....
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> I think that Tags should have it's own table, but Link Categories and
> Categories *should* be in the same table, simply because most people
> probably won't have very many Link Cats, so you'll end up with a Table
> like less than 10 rows in it.
> On 4/15/07, Brian Layman <Brian at thecodecave.com> wrote:
> > > For what it's worth I'll cast my vote in favour. Getting rid of the
> > link categories table was itself bad
> > > database design and adding tags just compounds that. It's no way to
> > treat a relational database!
> > I've not looked at the tagging implementation, but I will +1
> > (re)split. I never saw the bang for the buck of unifying these two
> > tables and while conversions weren't quite as bad as I predicted them
> > be (on this list), we still lost features and broke parts of sites
> > categories suddenly appearing that were hidden before, missing blog
> > side bar sections, and other oddities.). I can't imagine adding tags
> > the same table will be a path to future success. That table is going
> > need to be split again at some point. These are not all uniform
> > concepts. Let's do it now before we get further down the path.
> > Thanks for bringing this up again Robert.
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