Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On fre, 2010-02-05 at 14:45 +0000, Tim Bunce wrote:
> > > 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: http://search.cpan.org/dist/DBD-Pg/
> I think another difference is that the Perl DBI interface is very rich,
> whereas the Python DB-API is quite minimal and almost forces people to
> write (incompatible) extensions. The DB-SIG at Python that ought to
> drive all this is also quite dead, possibly because everyone has moved
> on to SQLAlchemy.
I assumed it would be Perl that had confusion because of the Perl 6, but
obviously it is Python. The second PL/Python server-side language that
was proposed recently is taking on a whole new appearance for me. :-(
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
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