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Bug 2006 - Use (un)serialize in encodeOptions() and ecodeOptions()
Use (un)serialize in encodeOptions() and ecodeOptions()
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
Other All
: Lowest minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks: code_quality
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Reported: 2005-04-28 11:28 UTC by Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Description Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-04-28 11:28:31 UTC
Rather than maintaining our own format for the user_options field we should use
a php array which we move around with serialize and unserialize, this would be
faster.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-04-28 22:50:17 UTC
A blob is a huge pain in the ass when trying to get aggregate information on options usage or to 
make global changes to users' settings.

Instead of any blob format, we should be using a property table.

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