[wp-hackers] PostgreSQL port status?

Matt speedboxer at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 02:26:33 GMT 2007

There's nothing wrong with WP supporting multiple DBs, but doing so in a way
that doesn't interfere with anything is the problem...

On 9/30/07, Computer Guru <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
> > More specifically, WordPress isn't aiming whatsoever to be compatible
> > with
> > database engines other than MySQL -- if you want to run it on something
> > else, then it's up to you to figure out what to do about the MySQL-
> > specific
> > SQL.
> Don't you mean: WordPress isn't aiming whatsoever /at the moment/  to be
> compatible with....?
> Think of it like adding another hook - you're not /losing/ anything, but
> you are providing WordPress users with huge possibilities. If someone is
> willing to undergo writing code that will /not harm/ WP *and* add the needed
> GENERIC (as in not PGSQL-specific) code needed to make multi-database
> support happen - what's your argument?
> It sounds like you're against the idea of anything other than MySQL, even
> though all of the concerns outlined in the Codex *and* here in the ML would
> be addressed...
> I could be wrong, of course.
> Computer Guru
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Matt (speedboxer at gmail.com)

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