[DB-SIG] Accessing MSSQL from Python

Dave Cole djc@object-craft.com.au
29 Aug 2002 23:22:01 +1000

>>>>> "Kevin" =3D=3D Kevin Jacobs <jacobs@penguin.theopalgroup.com> writes:

Kevin> On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Marcos S=E1nchez Provencio wrote:
>> Is there some portable way (I mean non-MS) to access MSSQL from
>> Python?  FreeTDS has a Python page which is absolutely blank.

Kevin> I was able to compile David Cole's Sybase module (with very few
Kevin> changes) with FreeTDS using the TDS version 7 protocol.  I was
Kevin> then able to connect to a MSSQL 2000 server and run queries
Kevin> very reliably.

I still have to integrate all of Kevin's excellent work and make a new
release.  I have nothing but weak excuses to explain why it has not
happened yet :-(

- Dave