[development] One-to-one tables considered harmful

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Tue Jun 5 16:56:45 UTC 2007

Earl Miles wrote:
> Mark Fredrickson wrote:
>> Flame war aside, I think there are some good points in this thread.
>> Perhaps someone can clarify two points:
>> 1. Is it kosher to add columns to other modules' tables? E.g. Is it ok
>> for comment to add it's statistics to the node table. Similarly, I
>> could imagine the stats module would want to add summary information,
>> and perhaps other modules as well.
> At one point we had a 'field' op to nodeapi that let modules add fields 
> to the node table. I would like to see this restored. 

What about the upgrade path arguments I mentied above in the thread? Or 
if those are taken care of somehow, why only have this for nodes? :P


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