On Feb 5, 2010, at 8:00 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > 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.
Yep. > The DB-SIG at Python that ought to drive all this is also quite dead, >From reading messages that come into that list(not-so-lately), I've gotten the >impression that they are content with DB-API 2. Aside from the TPC interfaces, >the last round of activity that I know of was dbapi3[1 (which was a long while >ago)]. > possibly because everyone has moved on to SQLAlchemy. Yeah. AFAICT, that is the general direction encouraged by DB-SIG. Write an abstraction on top of DB-API. SQLAlchemy, SQLObject, anysql, and I'm sure there are others.  http://wiki.python.org/moin/Aug2001DbApi3Strawman http://wiki.python.org/moin/DbApi3 -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers