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Re: Working Group Proposal

Bennett Todd
July 25, 2000 12:49
Re: Working Group Proposal
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2000-07-25-09:36:55 Joshua N Pritikin:
> > Custom built on-the-fly or custom compiled?  If the latter, then tell
> > me why oraperl and sybperl and ingperl, etc. aren't still around.
> Yes, custom compiled.  But which way are you arguing?  Why shouldn't I
> ask why these custom perl builds appeared in the first place?

(a) Because perl4 didn't have support for demand loading, and

(b) Because demand-loaded DBD interfaces behind the generic DBI are
    preferred by most developers, to avoid wiring them into a
    specific choice of database engine any more inextricably than

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