[development] Have you ever laughed fate in the face?

Derek Wright drupal at dwwright.net
Fri Jul 21 08:04:54 UTC 2006

On Jul 21, 2006, at 12:38 AM, Dries Buytaert wrote:

> Adding an extra where-clause to all queries is perfectly valid if  
> that is the best solution from a technical point of view.  We  
> shouldn't go with a solution that is sub-optimal, and avoid a  
> superior solution just because it is a lot of work.  That sort of  
> decisions tend to backfire in the long run.

if we're going to generate a patch that touches "thousands of  
queries" and test the results, the "best solution from a technical  
point of view" seems to be to port all said queries to some kind of  
query building interface so we never have to touch them again for  
this kind of thing...


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