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authorChristopher Allan Webber <>2016-03-25 15:07:36 -0700
committerChristopher Allan Webber <>2016-03-26 11:39:08 -0700
commit5409a6cf2314dd6269067f169bfca200ebee13cb (patch)
parentee843c47835ebcf9585da63f29d226046b0baf67 (diff)
doc: Note that plugin authors must NEVER modify tables they don't control
* docs/source/pluginwriter/database.rst: New paragraph.
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diff --git a/docs/source/pluginwriter/database.rst b/docs/source/pluginwriter/database.rst
index 2af05f6d..c0698a24 100644
--- a/docs/source/pluginwriter/database.rst
+++ b/docs/source/pluginwriter/database.rst
@@ -142,4 +142,9 @@ accordingly, and read carefully! Now you should also test your
migration with some real data. Be sure to test it both on sqlite
*AND* on postgresql!
+One last *very critical* note: you must never, never modify core
+tables with your plugin. To do that is to put you and all your users
+in a dangerous situation. Add data to the database by adding new tables
+under the control of your plugin, but never ever modify anyone else's!
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