Using DBI methods

MattyT matty at
Tue Aug 20 04:05:45 UTC 2002

Bradley Baetz wrote:

> b) In theory, Param("shutdownhtml") will currently work even for scripts
> which don't |require ''|.
> Pre-templatisation/2.16, the check was in PutHeader, which was too
> late (and not called for non-CGIs anyway) Now, its in's toplevel
> stuff.

We should probably have a standard include for non-CGIs, as well as for

> If you object to the removal of any of the above please let me know ASAP.

Would it be possible to do transparent SQL emulation by overriding DBI
objects, ie could you deal with things like transactions, REPLACE INTO,
subselects, etc, in a transparent way?  We could definitely do these
things explicitly, by providing subs for them as we were intending, but
transparent would be nice.

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