[wp-hackers] GSoC Proposal: Multiple RDBMS support
omelnyk at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 20:50:40 GMT 2008
After some thinking, I decided it's better for me not to apply for SoC this
year for personal reasons.
On 3/31/08, Joseph Scott <joseph at randomnetworks.com> wrote:
> On Mar 30, 2008, at 4:30 PM, Olexandr Melnyk wrote:
> > I'm aware of two
> > MySQLisms used by WordPress. One are fulltext indexes, which aren't
> > really MySQL-specific, as I have pointed above, but have
> > a more varying
> > syntax for lookups among databases than other common SQL statements.
> > Another are enum columns, which on other databases can be replaced by
> > varchars with appropriate domains. Abstracting this shouldn't
> > affect any
> > code, except for the table creation SQL dump.
> Without suggesting that this is a good idea or not, another issue you
> are going to run into is DBs that use auto_increment style fields
> versus others that use sequences. This makes how you get unique IDs
> when doing an insert a challenge. Not impossible to over come, just
> something to be aware of.
> Joseph Scott
> joseph at randomnetworks.com
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