> Can I insert my penny's worth here ?
> If you, or anyone for that matters, implements a DB backend, can
> you *please* please please try to start with a standards based
> implementation so that those who do not, cannot or will not run a
> specific DB package. By all means then provide optimisations that
> will be backend specific.
The "simple" approach I mentioned should work fine for that. I don't
anticipate anything in it that's not either standard or easily convertible.
No promises though.