Db structure

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Aug 10 10:08:12 EDT 2009

<marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com> writes:

> One other thing:
> I find the slots to be a very nice way to have new features in future
> versions
> while older versions of the software can still read and edit the file
> ignoring
> the values they don't know.
> Very nice extensibility.
> I think there is no need to break that.
> So:
> +1 for changing the DB-shema for well establised features
> -1 for changing the XML-schema at all
> -1 for removing the Slots-support.

I clearly missed the place where Phil suggested removing slot support
completely.  That's a MAJOR no-no.  The slots are very important for
many functions and cannot be removed.   Period.

> Marcus


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