Brown trousers time :~

Jonathan Stowe jns at
Tue Oct 9 16:38:49 BST 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 15:42 +0100, Lyle - wrote:

> Also I'm figuring rather than opening/writing/closing a database 
> connection for each click, there is a way of keeping the connection open 
> so all I need do is write? Can this be easily done with Perl? Are there 
> any drawbacks to doing this?

Sure that's one of the compelling reasons for using a "persistent
interpreter" such as mod_perl. I don't know what the cool kids are
advocating these days but see e.g. Apache::DBI

The pink crack cherubs made me do it

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