[wp-hackers] Meta tables: Take 5

Jennifer Hodgdon yahgrp at poplarware.com
Wed Aug 5 16:34:43 UTC 2009

Mike Schinkel wrote:
> On Aug 5, 2009, at 4:38 AM, Ozh wrote:
>> To me the main & valid argument against ENUM is that, as stated in the
>> original ticket [1], it gives much more flexibility to plugins which
>> can create arbitrary values without modifying core table structure.
> "Modifying core table structure" is not of itself an evil, at least not 
> that I'm aware of.

If a plugin alters core tables, it might make updating to a new 
version of WP problematic, because I think the update script will 
revert the DB structure to what WP wants by default.


Jennifer Hodgdon * Poplar ProductivityWare
Drupal, WordPress, and custom Web programming

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