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PHP Programming with PEAR by Stoyan Stefanov, Carsten Lucke

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MDB2 Package Design

The API design of MDB2 was created to ensure maximum flexibility. A modular approach was taken when handling both database back ends and specific advanced functionality. Each database -specific driver is packaged and maintained as an independent PEAR module. These driver packages have a life of their own, which means individual release cycles and stability levels. This system allows the maintainers of the database drivers to release their packages as often as they need to, without having to wait for a release of the main MDB2 package. This also allows the MDB2 package to advance in stability regardless of the state of the driver packages, the effect being that while the state of MDB2 is stable, some of its drivers may only ...

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