[rt-devel] RT 2.1.12-Win32 beta distribution
mhat at netlag.com
Thu May 23 23:01:42 EDT 2002
So perl has DBI and DBD. DBI provides the app developer a nice interface
to any database, as ODBC/JDBC does. DBD provides the actual native drivers
to communicate with the database. DBIx are DBI extensions. The DBIx::SB
objects provide a dynamicish O/R layer which further abstracts the database
away from the developer. From the developers point of view, they have a
bunch of objects and collections which happen to reside on a DB somewhere.
DBB has a ADO and ODBC driver, so fundamentally there is no reason why RT
could not be made to talk to Access/Sqlserver without too much headache.
All someone would need to do, in theory, is implement the appropriate
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