[DB-SIG] Database API clarifications

M.-A. Lemburg lemburg@uni-duesseldorf.de
Wed, 28 Jan 1998 16:15:11 +0100

Tod Olson wrote:
> >>>>> "B" == Bill Tutt <billtut@microsoft.com> writes:
> B> Generally the way to do this is just to have a seperate
> B> getNextResult() API call that you call when your first result set
> B> fetch*() calls return None.
> So the next question to the SIG: should this mechanism (or some other)
> for handling multiple result sets be included in the database API?

Could you explain how you define multiple result sets with one
SQL statement ? I'm not sure whether a cursor method is the right
thing to add. Also, most DBs probably don't support this feature,
so it should be optional from the APIs point of view.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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