> 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, > transactions.
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. Best regards, -- Tatsuo Ishii SRA OSS, Inc. Japan English: http://www.sraoss.co.jp/index_en.php Japanese:http://www.sraoss.co.jp -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers