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

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Sun May 14 06:36:26 UTC 2006

On Saturday 13 May 2006 11:49, Bèr Kessels wrote:

> There is a way inbetween this too. The Middle Road. And that is how Active
> Record works.
> Let us forget about OO vs non OO for a second and look at this:
> Comment.find_by_id(12)
> Comment.title = "Foo Bar"
> Comment.save!
> But you can also do:
> Comment.find(:first,
> 		     :conditions => "id = 12")
> ..same as above ..

I agree it's nice, but it's hardly a new concept.  I was doing that with 
PEAR::DB_DataObjects well before RoR existed.

We actually already have that, kinda, for nodes.  node_load() and 
node_save(). :-)  True, they don't cover everything, but could we possibly be 
leveraging that better?

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