[TYPO3-dev] typo3 5.0

Martin Kutschker Martin.Kutschker at n0spam-blackbox.net
Mon Oct 30 10:39:25 CET 2006


Dmitry Dulepov schrieb:
> Hi!
> 
> Martin Kutschker wrote:
> 
>> Bernhard Kraft had a solution that stored the data as serialized 
>> array. As TV uses the array/xml functions in t3lib_div you have only 
>> to hack those functions.
>>
>> IMHO his approach is quite clever.
> 
> 
> May be we should think about using his solution ;) I.e. store not only 
> xml but also it serialized form. This will preserve compatibility but 
> allow faster processing.

IMHO a waste of space.

But compatibilty should not an issue because if all code uses only the APIs 
to set/get flex form data, TYPO3 could store them in any format it wanted.

Or we could add a TCA option to store data as array rather then XML. So it 
won't affect old extensions. And those which want to switch must provide an 
update script, which should be straightforward and pose no problems.

Masi



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