[DB-SIG] MSQL Database Access

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 06 May 1999 17:49:46 +0200

guenter@ubka.uni-karlsruhe.de wrote:
> I had to access an MSQL database from Python late last year.  At that
> time I found an mSQLmodule and something called mSQLpython, that
> appeared to be very old.  I decided to use mSQLmodule and found that it
> did not work out of the box with Python 1.5.1.  I have patched the old
> version I found then (I believe it was 0.x, but I would have to check
> for sure) and this works for me, even with 1.5.2
> >From time to time I checked Python web pages to find out if somebody
> else would provide a newer version but it doesn't seem anyone is using
> MSQL anymore (mySQL seems to have taken over completely).  There is a
> link from tha main site (www.python.org) to
> http://www.ollie.clive.ia.us/jeff/python/msql/ - which says that Jeff
> does not maintain the mSQL module.
> If anyone is interested in using MSQL from a current Python version and
> there is nobody else maintaining a module for this purpose I would glad
> to have my email address posted somewhere.  I would even clean up my
> code / merge with other versions, if their is enough interest.

Why not simply upload the code to e.g. ftp.python.org and
then inform Andrew to update the topics page accordingly ?!
> So - is anyone else out there doing anything with Python/MSQL?

I guess everybody has moved on to MySQL.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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