[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #4778: Change enums to varchar

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Mon Aug 20 05:43:57 GMT 2007

#4778: Change enums to varchar
 Reporter:  ryan            |       Owner:  anonymous     
     Type:  defect          |      Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal          |   Milestone:  2.3 (trunk)   
Component:  Administration  |     Version:  2.3           
 Severity:  normal          |    Keywords:  schema enum db
 Drop enums from the schema in favor of the more portable and flexible
 varchar.  I think we can just change all occurrences of enum in schema.php
 to varchar(20).  This will allow plugins to add new post status values,
 for example, without having to do an alter table to change the enum.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4778>
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