[mythtv-users] Integrating non-traditional program sources into MythTV (won't tell you what it 'was:')
matt at mossholder.com
Wed Jul 23 11:36:45 UTC 2008
----- "Brad DerManouelian" <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jul 22, 2008, at 6:20 PM, Matt Mossholder wrote:
> > You wouldn't need perl bindings, per se... you would just need mysql
> > bindings, which most languages have these days.
> You'd need a way to send metadata. You don't *need* perl bindings at
> all but we all remember how terrible it was when all perl scripts
> simply used mysql bindings for everything. Or do you want to go back
> to a time when the database changes and all supporting scripts have to
> be updated to accommodate?
If we were using stored procedures, you would be eliminating many of those
issues by having the smarts that were previously in the bindings
resided within the database.
I don't really care, I was just pointing out that perl bindings are
just one means to an end.
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