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From:Paul DuBois Date:November 5 1999 6:25pm
Subject:Re: Can't locate DBI.pm in @INC
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At 8:41 AM -0800 11/5/99, Sean McKenna wrote:
>On Fri, 05 Nov 1999 10:09:27 -0600, you wrote:
>
>>Actually, it's Database Independent/Database Dependent
>>
>>Markic
>>
>>Paul DuBois wrote:
>>
>>>  >DBI/DBD = Database Independent/Database Dependent
>>>
>>>  Actually, it's:
>>>
>>>  Database interface
>>>  Database driver
>>>
>>>  --
>
>Mightn't both be correct for DBI?  First line of the POD for DBI says:
>
>NAME
>     DBI - Database independent interface for Perl
>
>As for DBD, the POD documentation line 288-289 says:
>
>Package names beginning with `DBD::' are
>     reserved for use by DBI database drivers.
>
>so this seems to supports Paul's statement.


Well, this is getting increasingly off topic, so I won't say any more
other than to point out that Tim Bunce says it's "database interface"
and "database driver".  (Tim Bunce is one of the principal architects
of DBI.)

-- 
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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