[development] comments as nodes
earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jun 4 19:56:18 UTC 2007
Quoting David Strauss <david at fourkitchens.com>:
> Unfortunately, treating comments as nodes in response to nodes makes the
> database optimizations particularly difficult for the tracker. It's not
> impossible to make it run fast, but treating comments as special kinds
> of nodes takes much elegance out of the design.
I didn't envision ``treating comments as special kinds of nodes''.
Rather I envision treating comments as any other node w.r.t. the
content API. Tracking content by content type should be a normal thing
to do. One parent node to many child node relationships should be a
normal thing to do.
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