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Re: Best practice with polymorphic constructors

by traveler (Parson)
on Sep 03, 2001 at 02:15 UTC ( #109786=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Best practice with polymorphic constructors

Please correct me if I am wrong or missing something. It seems to me that the module name in the config file is primarily a "key" to identify the particular user/password pair you are using. So why not structure the config file thus:

<mydb> <config user="fooser" pass="foo" /> <modify user="barser" pass="bar" /> </mydb>
(Or, you could specify a database or any other information in there.) Then you could retrieve the credentials based on the functionality, not the module name. Does that make sense?

HTH, --traveler

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