[DB-SIG] Result Set Inconsistencies

Kevin Jacobs jacobs at penguin.theopalgroup.com
Thu Jul 17 07:24:39 EDT 2003

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Marcos Sánchez Provencio wrote:
> Maybe all we need is to narrow the spec about this point. We could say 
> the resultset is list-compatible and offer suggested improvements (such 
> as named columns, iterators, etc.). Plus metadata to know what level of 
> improvements we have (a-la-paramstyle).
> ¿Everybody happy about that?

Take a look at my db_row package -- it provides many of the improvements you
mention, but without the need to change the DB-API and also doesn't specify
(or care) what sequence type is used.  See:



Kevin Jacobs
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