[wp-hackers] Active Record / ORM enhancements discussion for WPDB class

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 19:28:35 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name> wrote:
> I was wrong. After using both the Active Record and ORM patterns in several
> libraries, I can admit that the person was correct in that using it eases
> SQL queries to the point of no nonsense, "Hey, writing SQL queries is fun
> again!" Performance and overhead is minimal enough to not even matter.

Countless inventions will make SQL seem inferior. Nothing will push it
into obsolescence any time soon. WordPress will keep using SQL until
SQL loses the superior universality it still enjoys.

Unless you love the work and don't care about success in terms of
uptake, it's a waste of time.


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