[pmwiki-users] SelectQuery development: database records as pages?
crisses at kinhost.org
Sat Sep 30 11:14:11 CDT 2006
On Sep 30, 2006, at 10:58 AM, Ben Stallings wrote:
> 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.
> 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
I've also found some PEAR packages poorly documented. I don't think
Pear::DB is one, but I was able to figure out ADODB -- maybe I can
make an ADOdb "cheatsheet" sometime :)
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