[DB-SIG] DB API 1.1a3
Wed, 01 Jul 1998 17:32:06 -0400
M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> Tod Olson wrote:
> > >>>>> "M" == M -A Lemburg <email@example.com> writes:
> > M> I've uploaded a new edited version of the API 1.1 specification. It
> > M> includes most of the things and modifications we have discussed in
> > M> the past weeks (I probably forgot some):
> > M> http://starship.skyport.net/~lemburg/DatabaseAPI-1.1.html
> > M> Comments ?
> > I notice that 1.1 no longer requires Connection objects to implement
> > all Cursor object attributes and methods. Any reason? I would like
> > the requirement to remain.
> Is anybody using this ?
I find it very annoying to have to support this. It is crudifying a
DBI module I'm working on. Ick.
> I think it's a better idea to provide a
> dummy cursor object than having connection objects give access to
> cursor methods and attributes: it makes porting applications a lot
> easier. Database interfaces which do not really support cursors
> could raise an exception if more than one cursor is being created.
> But that's of course just my POV.
(Actually, I don't like the DBI-API's exposed cursor interface, but
given it, I agree. :)
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