[development] Why do we avoid auto-incrementing db columns?

Darren Oh darrenoh at sidepotsinternational.com
Wed Apr 25 14:28:25 UTC 2007

On Apr 25, 2007, at 10:15 AM, Barry Jaspan wrote:

> Could someone either clue me in or point to a prior discussion about
> why Drupal avoids using auto-incrementing database columns?  If it is
> database compatibility, which versions of which databases that we
> support do not have it?

The point isn't the databases we support, it's the databases we want  
to support.

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