[development] Requiring node revisions

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Fri Jun 8 05:46:50 UTC 2007

On Friday 08 June 2007, David Strauss wrote:
> Larry Garfield wrote:
> >> Then maybe we should move toward having a revisions cleanup system that,
> >> by default, deletes all old revisions. It would still be a big code
> >> simplification. If the system is set to keep no old revisions,
> >> node.module can simply delete old revisions after saving the new one.
> >
> > I believe I said that ~20 messages ago. :-)
> >
> > If we're going to have an "always on" revision system, then it really
> > does need to include a self-cleaning mechanism by default as well. 
> > Otherwise you have a system that takes more effort to maintain, or else
> > never lets you delete anything.  Let's not be Google.
> Or maybe even my original post:
> > Using modules that automatically clean up old revisions can cap the
> > increase in database size.

Sounds like we're in complete agreement then. :-)

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