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Re: [jfw] Re: Discussion - Package Updates for Framework 2.0

On 23 April 2014 17:14, Herman Peeren <> wrote:
> Normally I work with PDO under Doctrine (DBAL and ORM). No need to extend
> anything from that, for it works out of the box, plug and play. I wonder
> what you want to add to that?

Not much. The only thing I think that is missing is the ability to
quote identifiers. The point is that in Joomla we don't inject a PDO,
we inject a Joomla DatabaseDriver. Lots of other PHP developers use
PDO; few outside Joomla circles use DatabaseDriver. So if we swapped
the CMS and Framework apps to using PDO as the native DBAL, I think
that would be better (and deprecate DatabaseDriver).

Does that make sense now?

Andrew Eddie

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