[wp-hackers] alternative database support

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 19:28:52 GMT 2006

On 10/10/06, Alex King <lists at alexking.org> wrote:
> Sorry to keep bringing this up, but it's obviously unclear from the
> resulting e-mails in the thread:
> Is this discussion about:
> 1.) the best way for people who are *already* going to port WP to
> another db to work together on a fork of some kind by building a
> $wpdb replacement and seeing whatever else they need to do[*]?
> 2.) changing WP to officially support ADOdb?
> I was sure it was #1, yet folks keep popping up to explain why #2 is
> a bad idea so maybe I have it wrong.

That whole e-mail was an idea of why either one is a bad idea. The
principles apply to both, if someone is going to try to release it for
all without completely renaming it and distinguishing it in every way
possible, then everything in that e-mail aplies..

--Robert Deaton

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