On 25-04-19 16:38, Alaa Sarhan wrote:
This is really
a defective redesign. It reintroduced numeric IDs to
be removed by T114902. See
also T179928. We should reconsider
reintroduce a new table to link unperfixed and perfixed entity ID.
The new schema has been optimized as much as possible to allow maximum
scalability as it will contain a massive amount of data that we hope
it doubles or even triple in size as soon as we can.
The new schema has been optimized for your use cases and complete breaks
any tools combining page table data with wikibase data. If you really
would care about tool developers, you wouldn't trash the unprefixed ID.