[development] Extend database abstraction layer, to include table creation.

Jeff Eaton jeff at viapositiva.net
Thu May 11 19:58:56 UTC 2006

> That's what the abstraction layer is there for.
> we specify integer, longtext, shortext blah .. and the 
> abstraction layer changes that into whatever the equivalent 
> is for that database type.
> ie: varchar() and text in mysql / postgres.
> Choose _SENSIBLE_ types, _FOR US_ and then change it into 
> whatever works for each database.
> This would give us consistency in how tables are defined.

As I think about it, I believe you're right. 


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