[wp-hackers] Meta tables: Take 5
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 , 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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