[development] Any solution for solving DB reserved wordconflict?

Chris Johnson cxjohnson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 13:09:09 UTC 2008

I poked around in your sandbox a bit Larry.  Saw some cool ideas
pretty well on their way to implementation there!  :-)


On Feb 19, 2008 2:57 AM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> On Monday 18 February 2008, David Durham, Jr. wrote:
> > On Feb 18, 2008 2:19 PM, David Durham, Jr. <david.durham.jr at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > On Feb 18, 2008 2:07 PM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> > > > An ORM requires a query builder.  A query builder alone is not an ORM.
> > > > I don't think we need/want a complete database-ORM, but a query builder
> > > > is very valuable to have.
> > >
> > > I know what you're saying, but a single query builder doesn't seem to
> > > suffice.  You need one for mysql, postgres .. etc.
> >
> > forgot to mention that something as seemingly trivial as join tables
> > can required different sql.  Think someone brought up a point about
> > the new version of postgres requires casts when the datatypes used to
> > join are different.
> First, there's only so far a database can customize its syntax before it
> doesn't count as SQL anymore. :-)
> Second, please have a look at the database_query_builder.inc file in the pdo
> directory of my sandbox.  (My CVS name is crell.)  It should handle any
> reasonably standard SQL database, and is fully overridable for a specific
> database type using simple class inheritance.  I am working on the patch to
> integrate it into core, which I hope to have ready for testing by the end of
> the week.  At that point I welcome feedback on its compatibility with other
> databases.
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