Shawn McKenzie wrote:
> Micah Gersten wrote:
>> Michael A. Peters wrote:
>>> Anywhoo, that being said, does anyone have a suggestion for a good
>>> database abstraction class?
>>> Preferably one that already has decent support for several open source
>>> databases?
>> Try Doctrine:
>> From the website:
>> What is Doctrine?
>> Doctrine is an object relational mapper (ORM) for PHP 5.2.3+ that sits
>> on top of a powerful database abstraction layer (DBAL). One of its key
>> features is the option to write database queries in a proprietary object
>> oriented SQL dialect called Doctrine Query Language (DQL), inspired by
>> Hibernates HQL. This provides developers with a powerful alternative to
>> SQL that maintains flexibility without requiring unnecessary code
>> duplication.
> Wow, a proprietary language that I get to learn on top of the two that
> do the job and that I already know!  Bonus!
> Not trying to be an ass, I haven't used doctrine, but they need some
> marketing help.  My point is that the ability to write queries in a
> "proprietary dialect" is not really a "feature".

I think the point is, that you can use a DB engine neutral query
language which improves portability.


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