[Dev] Keeping Users' Data
Katie Capps Parlante
capps at osafoundation.org
Sat Feb 11 09:35:52 PST 2006
John Anderson wrote:
> Katie Capps Parlante wrote:
>> If we can meet the application needs with export/import, then yes, we
>> probably don't need to support more seamless upgrades before the
>> release of 0.7. Its probably more important to focus on getting the
>> domain model and other apis right (complete major moves), and set the
>> 'seamless' goal for the 0.8 timeframe.
>> This is a bit different from our original thinking so I'm interested
>> in other opinions here. :)
> I'd vote for trying to start migrating schema for content items and
> collections sooner rather than later.
I should clarify, there are probably two questions:
- From the user's perspective, can we get away with an export/import
- Should we work on schema migration in 0.7? How does the above + our
sharing requirements affect our goals for 0.7?
I think we'd learn a lot and based
> upon what we learn we could always decide to back off if it turns out to
> be too hard. I'm about to make changes to the content model and would be
> willing to work with Phillip to see if I could make a version of
> Chandler that handles schema migration from 0.6 Chandler.
Phillip is the driver of this project, and we have time allocated in the
schedule to do this. I'm sure he'll ping you if he'd like help.
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