Last Comment Bug 721734 - Make Field types easily extendible
: Make Field types easily extendible
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Classification: Server Software
Component: Bugzilla-General (show other bugs)
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Reported: 2012-01-27 06:04 PST by rojanu
Modified: 2013-02-13 16:09 PST (History)
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Description User image rojanu 2012-01-27 06:04:48 PST
Field types should be strings instead of integers to allow extensions adding new field types without conflicts.

This bug is needed to fix bug 372966, so should block it.
Comment 1 User image Frédéric Buclin 2013-02-13 16:09:31 PST
Strings won't help. You can still get conflicts with names. And this would break all existing code relying on integers.

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