Walery Studennikov wrote:
> And what?
> It is very convenient and practical for many developers.
> If I _wish_ to use it for my convenience and if I don't want
> to port my programs to other DBMS, why somebody forbids to use
> those useful features for me?
And if I as the drivers developer _wish_ to use to be as portable as
possible to other drivers, what forbids me to remove such a feature? :-)
Sorry, but my argument was simply that I consider upwards portability in
that point as less important. That's my view and you have a different. Fine
for me. It is simply that my opinion counts as well as yours.
> IMHO supporting placeholders on the server side should be optional
> there should be an option for developers to turn it ON and OFF.
> If "questionable features" is more important for me,
> I should be able to turn server side placeholders OFF and
> use those "questionable features".
Volunteer for a patch? :-)