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Re: [GENERAL] interesting PHP/MySQL thread

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>,"Advocacy (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] interesting PHP/MySQL thread
Date: 2003-06-23 02:19:20
Message-ID: 15339.1056334760@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Interesting thread (php-dev subj: removing bundled libmysql):
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=php-dev&m=105621066832429&w=2

Hoo boy.  Did you catch the part about

>> and the MySQL 3.2.23
>> library can't connect to MySQL 4.1 servers, rendering it broken.

Backwards compatibility must not be a consideration over there...

> We need to use this opportunity to encourage PHP folks to switch to
> PostgreSQL.

Indeed.  What can we do exactly?

			regards, tom lane

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