[conspire] [Evals] Hans Reiser found guilty

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu May 1 11:22:47 PDT 2008

Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):

[MySQL 4.x's requirement for COMMIT statements, that was not in 3.x:]

> To my knowledge that is a setting.  I've been doing inserts with 
> the MYSQL 5+ versions with the same Perl DBI insert statements as
> always and all the emails I've been storing, including a database
> of all my mail, have continued to just take things in without
> needing to add any ACID statements.  

Well, it's actually perfectly OK to have that -- and likely A Good
Thing far more often than not.  It just came as a surprise, and took a
while to figure out.

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