Till & Falko. Either of you gave any thoughts which direction to go with the mysql_* API deprecation? There is mysql team's mysqli_* API, and then there is the php teams PDO API.
Here's a brief article which is a slight review on the two with a comparison table at the end. I'm most likely going PDO with my client projects, mainly cause the php team is pushing that one really hard & selling it quite nicely in the php irc room.