[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: globals

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Tue Jan 10 05:23:07 CET 2006

Garvin Hicking a écrit :
> Hi!
>>>Yes, templates would be great, but I still do not see advantage of db
>>>stored strings ;-).
>>- strings will be fetched at and of script (after all other tasks
> It should be thought of that upgrading will be harder, because phpMyAdmin first
> needs to insert all new/updated strings into the database. This will require a
> PMA updating facility, which connects properly to the database. That in turn
> means, the user either has to specify the password on upgrade, or the password
> needs to be stored in clear text on-disc.
> I actually think this large overhead doesn't balance the positive effects of a
> DB-stored language interface...?
> Regards,
> Garvin

I don't like either the overhead of having to maintain a db for the 
strings, first for the users/installers of PMA, second for the 
development team. We have more urgent things to do IMO.


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