[DB-SIG] will these existing API warts be gone in DB-API 3.0?

Andy Sy andy at nospam.com
Thu Aug 7 09:51:05 EDT 2003

Andy Sy wrote:

> Upon my switch from kinterbasdb to MySQLdb, two
> warts of the Python DB-API immediately made themselves
> known.  Different prepared statement syntax and
> non-standard ways of getting dictionary-indexed
> results throw a big monkey wrench into portability.
> This is most unPythonic.  Are there plans to fix
> this in future versions of the DB-API spec?

This old thread seems to answer my own questions pretty


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