___/ On Mon 09 Oct 2006 03:29:10 BST, [ Robert Deaton ] wrote : \___
On 10/8/06, Doug Stewart <zamoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 10/8/06, Robin Adrianse <shorty114@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I've used ADOdb a bit too and it's almost transparent, at least what I did
Okay, given what has been discussed in re: ADOdb support, what
possible downsides are there to making WP rely upon ADO, with the
obvious exceptions of 1) reliance upon yet another outside package and
2) potential performance concerns?
Not potential. Definite.
Size is another concern. Adodb would almost double the size of WP.
Rewriting every query to work with Adodb, which means rewriting the
whole method for which we handle dates, which is MySQL DATETIME
Other possible concerns are upgrade path if this was to (for some
unknown reason) ever make it into the core. Personally, I am -1 for
Since you mentioned upgrades, I guess plugins could be an issue
as well. It would be nice if an abstraction layer had been
there since day 1.
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