Philip Mak <pmak / animeglobe.com> wrote in message news:<20020812074049.GH5036 / trapezoid.interserver.net>...
> So, I am still in search of the perfect, minimal-effort way to
> generate HTML for, and process the input of forms on a database-driven
> website.
> 
> Does anyone have any pointers to offer?

There always seems to be this amount of pain.  But here's an idea:

class Form
    def insert
        unless (table_exists?)
            create_table
        end

        sql_insert_data         
    end
end

Sure you're checking for the table each time, but this could make
things easier for you.

~ Patrick