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On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 11:42:06AM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:

> On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I thought the reason for switching from the generated HTML to CGIs was so
> > that the pages could be dynamically generated, and we wouldn't have this
> > problem.
> you're correct, that is the reason.  But the indices take too long to fully
> dynamically generate.  They would have to read all the bug .status files,
> every time they were requested, and then do sorts all the time.

It's long past time that the BTS had a real database backend.  Since the code
is being actively worked on, I assume there are reasons why this isn't feasible
yet.  Do you know what they are?  Is there any way I can help?

 - mdz

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