[Rt-devel] Composite custom fields?

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Mon Nov 22 11:22:06 EST 2004

> It seems like in the future it would be attractive to have all
> but a few fundamental fields be CFs. The transition could be made a lot
> cleaner if the was some overloading so that if a Ticket field is
> set but that field doesn't exist then an existing CF of the same
> name would be set. What thoughts have you?

That has terrifying performance implications. The custom fields are
_much_ heavier than core fields. Particualrly for searching. There's a
project we have in the lab that may make this a non-issue. But you're
not likely to see anything on that front for quite a while.


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