[pmwiki-users] SelectQuery development: database records as pages?

Ben Stallings Ben at InterdependentWeb.com
Sat Sep 30 09:58:21 CDT 2006

Crisses wrote,
> 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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