I think it would be very useful to add an SQL tracker field type so as to be able to "link" tracker items to external database data much like item link does for inter-tracker items aka foreign keys.
Why? Because it would massively improve interaction with external data. We could have a DB field in a tracker that pulls data from an external ERP/CRM/MRP/you-name-it database and links it to data in the tracker. eg add a tracker that users rate products, taking the product records from a live ERP database.
Currently the DBReport and SQL plugins cater for that need in wiki pages but nothing can be used in trackers.
How? In order to make it best usable and comparable to item link, it would look exactly the same as the item link with:
No workaround exists.
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