At 07:14 PM 10/20/04 -0500, Skip Montanaro wrote:
Bob> By default can mean that Python builds a SQLite wrapper if SQLite Bob> is available, just like it does for bsddb, readline, etc.
Then why not MySQLdb, psycopg and sybase-python also? No slight intended against PySQLite, but those other wrapper modules have been around quite a bit longer I think.
Well, one difference is that none of the databases you just listed are embeddable. There has to be a separate database server process. SQLite, like other "database" modules in the stdlib, just stores data in a disk file.