[Chicago] Yet another ORM for Python

Chris McAvoy chris.mcavoy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 23:34:33 CEST 2007


On 7/10/07, Brantley Harris <deadwisdom at gmail.com> wrote:
> > AFAIK, you're not forced to use Django's ORM and can use SQLAlchemy instead if
> > you like, but you lose some of the automagic.  Also AFAIK, the Django folks
> > have said they're not planning to ditch their ORM.
>
> No, there was an idea floating around to make SQLAlchemy the engine,
> if you will, of the Django ORM.  So you could have the best of both
> worlds.  SQLAlchemy is already split up between its SQL-handler and
> its ORM, Django would merely replace that ORM part.

Yeah, this is a really neat idea.  I hope it happens one of these days.

Chris


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