[DB-SIG] Last round for DB API 1.1

Andy Dustman adustman@comstar.net
Thu, 18 Mar 1999 14:13:24 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 18 Mar 1999, Greg Stein wrote:

> The *very* strong preference should go towards not implementing
> .rollback() (by omission or dynamically making it (un)available).
> This will allow client software to do a hasattr(), rather than attempt a
> rollback only to find they couldn't... thus leaving their database
> screwed.

I was somewhat ambivalent about what exception should be raised, but I
think this is the best argument. Plus, it means I get to delete a line of

    def rollback(self): raise OperationalError, "transactions not supported"

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