> The killer there was that the plugin could only alter queries used by
> Wordpress core. Nobody just uses Wordpress core. The whole reason
> Wordpress became popular is the vast collection of plugins, themes, etc.
> 90% of which are written by three stoned monkeys who once saw a PHP 4
> manual in a mirror, which is part of why it has such an appalling security
> history. Plugins can just talk straight to the DB, and are written by
> people who have never heard of parametrized queries or, half the time,
Well, I think one of the reasons is they only know MySQL. MySQL had
been lack of transactions and parametrized queries.
> What makes it popular and successful is also what makes supporting Pg in a
> way that'll actually see useful adoption hard.
Let's enlighten WordPress users by supporting PostgreSQL.
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