[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #5183: General Meta-Data Table

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Sat Jun 13 18:11:19 GMT 2009

#5183: General Meta-Data Table
 Reporter:  filosofo                     |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  enhancement                  |       Status:  closed   
 Priority:  normal                       |    Milestone:           
Component:  General                      |      Version:  2.3      
 Severity:  normal                       |   Resolution:  wontfix  
 Keywords:  needs-patch meta-table meta  |  

Comment(by Denis-de-Bernardy):

 yeah. it makes it impossible to enforce a foreign key constraint, and
 performance is harmed due to the larger index.

 2.3 already removed the ability to do so with categories and tags. If
 anything, I'd personally push towards using post2tags, link2cats,
 post2cats tables for instance, and dropping the terms_relationship tables.
 But this is probably a discussion we'd want to have in IRC or a separate

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5183#comment:11>
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