Foreign keys / Transactions in MySQL.. WTF?

David Cantrell david at
Tue Jul 31 15:50:03 BST 2007

On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 05:52:05PM +0930, Toby Corkindale wrote:

> How did MySQL get so popular when it still seems to be missing key
> features?

Because it's still better than flat files.

These days, I'm falling more and more in love with DBM::Deep though.
For an awful lot of my stuff it can easily replace a RDBMS^WSQL

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