[DB-SIG] PEP version of DB-API

Federico Di Gregorio fog@mixadlive.com
Thu, 22 Mar 2001 12:05:42 +0100

Scavenging the mail folder uncovered M.-A. Lemburg's letter:

> The general guideline for the DB API is to keep it flexible enough
> for interface authors to add their own extensions and OTOH to not
> make it too complicated for the authors to follow it (i.e. it shouldn't
> prevent authors from starting to code interfaces). Also, it has
> to assure that even low-tech databases can be DB API compliant to
> a certain degree.

i completely agree. i much welcomed addition to the dbapi would be
(as someone else said) the "formalization" of the parts that are
left to the author. lets keep extensions to the api *well separated*
from the api itself.


Federico Di Gregorio
MIXAD LIVE Chief of Research & Technology              fog@mixadlive.com
Debian GNU/Linux Developer & Italian Press Contact        fog@debian.org
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