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Subject:Who Benefits 2
Summary:What is wrong with the existing extension
Messages:3
Author:Steven
Date:2011-07-15 17:28:38
Update:2011-07-16 21:03:40
 

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Picture of Steven Steven - 2011-07-15 17:57:45
I agree with Gerry Danen. I posted a new comment instead of a reply because I don't think the article really explains what is wrong with the existing extension. Is there something inefficient about the existing extension. Is it inefficient or something. You explained why there was a good reason for changing from ereg to preg, but not what the case was for dropping mysql.

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Picture of Manuel Lemos Manuel Lemos - 2011-07-16 07:01:40 - In reply to message 1 from Steven
No, AFAIK there is nothing wrong with mysql extension, except maybe for the fact that the MySQLi extension provides both a procedural and a class based interface for the same functions.

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Picture of Steven Steven - 2011-07-16 21:03:40 - In reply to message 2 from Manuel Lemos
Since you didn't mention any existing drawbacks, I figured there were none, but it is good to see you confirm it. Is there any argument presented for dropping it (e.g. reducing bloating of PHP or something)? It seems to be a bad idea to me. Fix what needs fixing, but don't mess with what works without good reason.

Thanx for your time Manuel.