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.  


> 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 

> 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.

[1] http://wiki.python.org/moin/Aug2001DbApi3Strawman
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