[development] Flex API, XML API modules are they needed?

andrew morton drewish at katherinehouse.com
Tue Feb 10 20:23:30 UTC 2009

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
> That's a different question, I think.  DBTNG uses arrays and named placeholders.  It sounds like David is talking about XPath based queries, which are another animal entirely and not DB portable.  David, can you elaborate here?
> DBTNG does not allow the reuse of placeholders within the same query, because PDO doesn't either.
> --Larry Garfield

Well technically only certain versions of the PDO don't allow it:

I can't find the php.net issue for this but I seem to remember that
the change was eventually reverted leaving a band of versions that
don't allow it.


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