> 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

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