On 11/9/02 11:04 PM, "Paul DuBois" <paul@stripped> wrote:
> I agree. It's really a drag that you can't use databases very well from
> within Perl very easily. I wish that someone would invent a database
> inferface for Perl. And it'd be really cool if they'd do it in such
> a way that the general interface was portable, so that you could plug
> in drivers for particular database engines like MySQL or PostgreSQL or
> Oracle or Informix or even flat-file formats like CSV. And then it'd
> be neat if someone would invent Perl modules to that would use this
> database interface so that you could do things like transfer data in
> and out of databases to send information to and from entities like
> XML documents or Excel spreadsheets.
> Man! The more I think about it, the more of a bummer it is that
> you just can't do this stuff from Perl.
:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
Though I think it is not really necessary - for anyone not getting it: