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Re: Storing Perl objects

From: joseph speigle <joe(dot)speigle(at)jklh(dot)us>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Storing Perl objects
Date: 2004-05-12 16:18:30
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On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 09:36:45PM -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Kynn,
> > 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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