[Phpmyadmin-devel] Linked-tables infrastructure

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Jul 21 14:18:23 CEST 2010

Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Hi
> Dne Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:46:13 -0400
> Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> napsal(a):
>> I would suggest "phpMyAdmin metadata", however people are more and more
>> just saying "pmadb" so I wonder if we could just officialize "pmadb"?
>> See http://wiki.phpmyadmin.net/pma/pmadb
>> There (and in the doc) we could say
>> "pmadb is a database that is used internally to hold metadata for
>> additional features."
>> However it's not always a database (it can be part of a user's database).
> Exactly. I'd try to avoid linking it with database, because it would
> mean for lot of people that you actually need a separate database.
> Words like infrastructure, data store or tables do not have such
> implications.
> Furthermore pmadb is name of configuration directive, so using the name
> in two contexts could be confusing as well.

OK, so does "Metadata infrastructure" look good?

Marc Delisle

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