[DB-SIG] Re: Proposal: Standardized way to get database schema

Fabien COUTANT fcoutant@freesurf.fr
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 17:04:53 +0200

On Tuesday, 17 September 2002, you (Daniel Dittmar) wrote:
> > There have not been much discussion on this subject past weeks.  I'm sad to
> > see nearly nobody seems interested.
> Perhaps because those that need it have already implemented their own
> API (http://dbdoc.sourceforge.net/, http://www.gnuenterprise.org/)

Right.  As I can guess, each one implements its own API over a specific and
limited set of drivers, typically the most used DBs (MySql, PgSql, Oracle).
That pain would be avoided if the API was standardized.

Hope this helps,