[pmwiki-users] SelectQuery development: database records as pages?
Ben at InterdependentWeb.com
Sat Sep 30 09:58:21 CDT 2006
> Does anyone object to the use of a tool like ADODB for some recipes?
> 1) same license as PmWiki 2) 2.7 MB installed (currently) 3) one of
> the better open-source database abstraction layers 4) supports MANY
> databases: http://phplens.com/adodb/supported.databases.html (some
> only on Windows, or with a plug-in) (may even include LDAP, but
> they're not very clear on that one)
> So essentially I'm asking cookbook authors if we can all agree on one
> database abstraction layer for PmWiki -- for use when we're going to
> deal with external databases. It would be quite helpful if we all
> agreed, and greatly extend the cookbook's support for a variety of
> data sources.
Fortunately I saw this before I got too involved with PEAR::MDB2. I'll
give ADOdb a spin and see if it's easier to install and use. I'm
guessing it probably is, based on how many open-source projects have
used it. PEAR is a pain. Thanks, Crisses. --Ben
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