On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 07:05:05PM +0200, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
Gerhard Haering wrote:
[...] I think that a simple embedded relational database would be a good thing to have in Python by default. And as Python 2.5 won't happen anytime soon, there's plenty of time for developing it, getting it stable, and integrating it.
SQLite is a gem and PySQLite works great, but I don't see why we should start adding third-party tools of this size (>38k LOC C code) to the standard Python distribution. [...]
I never had the faintest thought of merging the SQLite source tree into the Python one.
Perhaps you we should consider adding only the Python interface and then ship a DLL with the Windows installer like we do for expat and the Sleepycat DBM ?!
That's what I was proposing.