On Jan 31, 2007, at 12:00 PM, David E. Wheeler wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2007, at 9:30 AM, Selena Deckelmann wrote:
>> Our next meeting on February 20th will be about DOMAINs, led by
>> the inimitable David Wheeler. David has not been able to attend
>> our last few meetings, but we are looking forward to his return.
>> I will post a more detailed description in the next week or so.
> And I look forward to writing it. :-P
Hah! I knew that would get your attention.
>> Also, I brought up an annoying problem I've had building
>> DBD::mysql on OS X 10.4. It was more of a Perl issue - but
>> still! What are the MySQL people thinking to not have this
>> working!? DBD::Pg works great.
> I think that there was a change in the MySQL headers in recent 5.0
> releases. I know that we lost a lot of time over this one…
Yeah, it was about a day all-told for me. And then I am a big
bonehead and didn't think to check that 'make install' re-installed
the perl-installed C libraries and that was an extra couple of hours
>> Also, as the schema changes, using views to support legacy
>> applications is very useful. This brought up the need for rules
>> in conjunction with the views for writing data back. There was
>> some talk of a package that automates some of the rule creation -
>> I'd be interested if someone wanted to post more information about
>> this to the list!
> My Object::Relation module does this for classes. I hope to get
> back to working on it again eventually (especially after wrestling
> with ActiveRecord for a few months).
>> Bill cut his presentation short - there was more about PostGIS
>> that we didn't see at all and he skipped through a few slides
>> toward the end. Maybe he will do a shorter talk on PostGIS
>> sometime in the future!
> That would rock.
> Thanks for the summary, Selena.
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