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Re: Storing Perl objects

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: <kynn(at)panix(dot)com>, pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Storing Perl objects
Date: 2004-02-09 05:36:45
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> I understand that PostgreSQL has OO capabilities. 

Nope!   Bzzzzzzzz.  Thank you for playing.   ;-)

We are Object-Relational, not Object Oriented.   Object-Relational has to do 
with our custom data types, operators, aggregates, and table inheritance.  It 
is not OO, or even really analogous.

>  Is it possible to
> store full-blown Perl objects in a PostgreSQL table?  (I suppose that
> one can always serialize Perl objects and store the serialized text,
> but this is hardly OO.)

I suggest using Alzabo.   Look it up on Freshmeat.

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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