[wp-hackers] alternative database support

Andrew Krespanis leftjustified at gmail.com
Sun Oct 8 10:35:31 GMT 2006

I put my hand up to add Oracle support when this discussion came up in March.
While I no longer need an Oracle port for work ('cause I'm resigning
tomorrow...*choke*), I am still keen to contribute; especially if the
goal is to use ADODB(.sourceforge.net) to add alternative DB support.
Between ADODB's automagic conversion of many MySQLisms to other syntax
and it's availability as a C extension, I still think it's the way to

I didn't start on porting wpdb back in March because I wanted to wait
for the 2.1 branch to stabalize. Well, here we are. Who else is in?


On 10/8/06, Lloyd D Budd <lloydomattic at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/7/06, Roy Schestowitz <r at schestowitz.com> wrote:
> >
> > Also, it's bound
> > to become a serious  problem from  a political  and a technical point  of
> > view.   I recently discussed  this  elsewhere,  also  in  the context  of
> > WordPress < http://tinyurl.com/s7kbt >. The sooner people get choice,
> > the better, IMHO. Transparency is among one of WP's selling points.
> > *smile*
> There is no conspiracy. Make it happen. Check in with the people that
> previously volunteered. Co-ordinate the project.
> I just don't get people talking about things and not making them
> happen. You have to be the change you want to see in this world.
> Steps:
> 1. Write the code
> 2. Make the code available
> 3. Have people test the code
> 4. If the code is ready, find people that find it useful
> 5. Rince
> 6. Repeat
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