{SPAM 01.8} Re: [development] Data-driven database tables and updates

Vladimir Zlatanov vlado at dikini.net
Mon Jun 12 08:28:48 UTC 2006

> Would this be the appropriate time to say that I've a patch awaiting feedback 
> that does exactly that for INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements? :-)
> http://drupal.org/node/53488

Indeed, I like the db_insert/friends approach, and I like the the arrays
as well. They actually complement each other well.

Probably I should add I like parsers, where they make sense. Here they

> Doing the same for SELECT statements is harder, because SELECT statements are 
> potentially an order of magnitude more complex.  It has been done, though, 
> (PEAR::DB_DataObjects comes to mind), if we really want to go that route.  
> That's a separate issue, though.
views and cck pave the way to inserts. And we have some experience with similarly
complex issues due to forms api.

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