[DB-SIG] Database Independent SQL

Huy Do huy@tramada.com.au
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 13:03:13 +1000


> That would be me -- we have a DB-API abstraction layer that does
> quite a few
> nice things.  Most interestingly, it can perform source-to-source
> translations of queries from one dialect of SQL into another

Now this is awesome stuff. I think something like this together with the
db_rows can make DB apps super portable and easy to code/maintain.

> (i.e., MySQL ->
> PostgreSQL <-> Oracle <-> MS SQL 2000).  Unfortunately, it is not yet open
> source since parts some components were developed under a fairly
> restrictive
> license for some of out clients.  We are in the process of
> dis-entangling as
> much of it as we can for eventual release to the general Python community.

Hope we can see it soon.

Thanks for the response.

Huy