Using DBI methods

MattyT matty at
Tue Aug 20 04:22:08 UTC 2002

Bradley Baetz wrote:

> No, the DBI doesn't have any functionality to work arround database
> servers which can't handle subselects and other basic SQL features.

I didn't ask that.  I asked whether it would be possible to extend it to
do so using OOP.

> Stuff like transaction support is handled by DBI, but it has to be
> explicit because the programmer has to tell it when to being/end the
> transaction...

I didn't ask that.  I asked if we could get it to transparently handle
the transactional SQL, by sending through or ignoring BEGIN at it's

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