[ic] postgres vs mysql (fwd)

Dave 'Duke of URL' Weiner davew@webmast.com
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 18:53:39 -0500

> Dave> Speaking of life getting interesting...over the past year or so,
I've heard
> Dave> noise about MySQL added the capability for stored procedures.  I
have also
> Dave> heard noise that the Zend engine would be used for this.  Any nugget
> Dave> truth in either of those?
> We are just about to hire a guy that is going to work full time on
> this.  The idea is to first specify and then implement an interface to
> load 'any' language into the MySQL server.  We plan to start with Zend
> and Python, but the idea is that the interface will be general enough
> to work with almost any language.

That is totaly awesome Monty!  I can't wait for that to come out.  Being
able to store procedures in a language you're comfortable with can make
Interchange even more flexible!

> Regards,
> Monty