[DB-SIG] Re: [Zope-dev] Prototype Zope mxODBC DA
Mon, 11 Oct 1999 16:48:59 -0400
> Question for Christopher Petrilli: because the patches from the Oracle
> DA are so small, does merging the mxODBC and Oracle DAs into one code
> base seem feasible?
No, mostly because both are on the cusp of going somewhere else. We will
most likely be undertaking a ground-up rewrite of the ODBC driver based
purely on the X/Open CLI spec (which is part of SLQ99), which will also be
used to talk to DB2. This will not use a DB-API compatible interface for
Eventually the DCOracle adapter will undergo a similar transition. We need
things that the DB-API doesn't provide, nor perhaps should it. We have
already had great success with a Sybase adapter done this way (eventually to
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