[development] One-to-one tables considered harmful

David Strauss david at fourkitchens.com
Mon Jun 4 07:11:09 UTC 2007

Karthik wrote:
>> Please explore how Drupal core functions before you make such claims.
>> The tables exist for all core modules regardless of whether they're
>> enabled or not. So, it is irrelevant that comment is an optional module.
> These are being addressed as system.install is being split into
> appropriate install files. In other words, the fact that these tables
> are being created regardless of their use, is wrong and is being
> fixed.

More specifically, different .schema files. Still, I see nothing wrong
with putting a few goodies for comment.module in node.schema.
Denormalization isn't pretty, but it's necessary.

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