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Re: Confusion over Python drivers

From: Tim Bunce <Tim(dot)Bunce(at)pobox(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Confusion over Python drivers
Date: 2010-02-05 14:45:32
Message-ID: 20100205144531.GP52427@timac.local (view raw or whole thread)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 09:19:26AM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> My son has brought to my attention that our current crop of Python
> client libraries is inadequate/confusing.  I took a look myself, and
> asked on our IRC channel, and am now convinced this area needs
> attention.
> The Python-hosted PostgreSQL page has similar problems:
> Does Perl have a similar mess?

I don't think so.

The primary database interface is DBI and as far as I can see there's
only one DBI PostgreSQL driver:

The only non-DBI interfaces I could find (by skimming the 384 results
for postgresql on were:
Postgres:    last updated in 1998.
Pg: last updated in 2000.


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