[wp-hackers] port of 2.1 to postgresql

Computer Guru computerguru at neosmart.net
Fri Mar 16 05:46:09 GMT 2007

I don't think anyone actually proposed making WP a multi-db application.
Just rhetorical musings :P Mostly about why it's not already - because once
you choose a platform, you stick to it.

Computer Guru
NeoSmart Technologies

> -----Original Message-----
> From: wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com [mailto:wp-hackers-
> bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of Charles Hooper
> Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 7:06 AM
> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] port of 2.1 to postgresql
> -1 for supporting multiple DBMSs. Alot of queries would have to be
> re-written to be strictly ANSI SQL compliant, which pretty much defeats
> the whole purpose of using one DBMS over another. I say we keep it
> strictly MySQL in order to take full advantage of MySQL's features.
> Martin Sturm wrote:
> > Why doesn't Wordpress support multiple databases? I understand that
> it
> > requires some changes to the archtecture, but it is a very useful
> > feature I think.
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