[Catalyst] RFC: Catalyst::Controller::REST::DBIC
Matt S Trout
dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Mon May 5 12:29:48 BST 2008
On Sun, May 04, 2008 at 09:33:50AM -0700, Steve Atkins wrote:
> Part of the problem here might be the wish to avoid a natural
> primary key in the database schema, preferring a synthetic
> primary key even when there's a perfectly good natural
> primary key.
> That's something that I expect to see from the ruby on
> rails crowd, not the (presumably more pragmatic) perl folks.
Actually, sometimes a synthetic primary key even when there's a perfectly
good natural one is important. For e.g. InnoDB always clusters by the PK,
so depending on your access patterns it can be a hell of a lot more
Pragmatism is a many-edged sword :)
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