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Re: Zip code database?

 On Wed, 02 Jan 2008 00:56:05, John Chambers <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote: 
> | On Jan 1, 2008 3:58 PM,  <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> | > I don't think I need to rant as my opinion of MySQL is well known by now. :-) 
> | 
> | You use what ya got :-P 
> Or, using the currently-popular meme, you code for the database 
> you have, not for the database you want. 

If you're coding in PHP (not sure about other languages) use Pear DB, 
MDB or MDB2.  It makes it easier to make your db code portable across 
many DB backends.  I've written a few PHP apps with MDB2 and been able 
to use the code with MySQL and Postgresql databases. 


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