the more challenging (but maybe easier, too??) of writing my own "Postgres" module that actually acts as a *wrapper* to the current DBI module
I don't think this is a good idea. To access a Postgres database using DBI, you'd need the DBD::Pg module. This converts standardised DBI calls to the Postgres API. I assume that the existing Postgres module looks a lot like the Postegres API (that's how most of these older database access modules work). Your suggested module would therefore convert Postgres API calls to DBI calls, only to have DBD::Pg turn them straight back again. That pretty much seems to defeat the object of using DBI to me.
"The first rule of Perl club is you do not talk about
-- Chip Salzenberg
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||