[DB-SIG] Question about DBI data types
Fri, 1 May 1998 12:43:08 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 30 Apr 1998, Steve McClure wrote:
> I am using the informixdb module and found that floating point data is
> being passed back to my Python script truncated to an integer value.
> After a little code tracing I found that the informixdb implementation
> is at fault. Now I would like to fix it but the DBI specification is
> a little vague on what the data should look like.
The informixdb module just sucks. The Date types dont work well -- I had
to use " select column||'' " because a direct Select would just return a
date from 1970!
Anyone have a better version? Replacement?