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

Darrel O'Pry dopry at thing.net
Fri Jul 21 15:10:43 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 01:04 -0700, Derek Wright wrote:
> 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...
> -derek

workflow + actions in core could be an option. Have a workflow state for
deleted, on state change to deleted, do action delete. yet another

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