[DB-SIG] Re: oracledb usage

Andrew Kuchling amk@magnet.com
Wed, 17 Sep 1997 20:47:37 -0400 (EDT)

roy@mchip00.med.nyu.edu (Roy Smith) wrote:
>I think what you want is:
>   cursor.execute ('select id from annot where work = :1 and id != :2',
>                   [work_id, annot_id])
>Based on my initial confusion about this, and the frequency with which I
>see this question come up, I think this is probably one of the weak spots
>in the db package documentation.

	Indeed; there are only two paragraphs in the DB-API
specification about it, and no examples at all, so it's easy to miss
them.  Consider this another potential task for the DB-SIG.

	Andrew Kuchling

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