[Dbix-class] Meta

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at gmail.com
Fri May 23 08:33:16 BST 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 10:37 PM, Jonathan Rockway <jon at jrock.us> wrote:
> * On Thu, May 22 2008, Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
>> * hallouina-dbix at yahoo.fr <hallouina-dbix at yahoo.fr> [2008-05-22 00:25]:
>>> I'm new and happy to use DBIx.
>> Short note on nomenclature: it's DBIC, not DBIx. DBIx is a
>> generic namespace for DBI-based modules, and contains dozens (or
>> maybe hundreds) of modules completely unrelated to DBIC. DBIC is
>> just one of many DBIx modules.
> No offense, but I think it's finally reached the point where the
> correction is more annoying than the error.  I cringe whenever I see
> someone use the term "DBIx" not because that term is annoying, but
> because I know that the next message is going to be a correction.
> It's clear from context that "DBIx" refers to DBIC.  I agree that
> someone that uses the term "DBIx" looks stupid, but they'll eventually
> figure it out on their own.  Or they won't, and they'll just look dumb
> forever.  Nothing new; this is the Internet after all :)

I concur.

Zbigniew Lukasiak

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