[DB-SIG] db wrapper naming
ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon Aug 30 22:54:33 CEST 2004
M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> Randall Smith wrote:
>> Since our discussion here about a dbapi2 wrapper, Peter Hunt and I
>> have been working on it. We have it mostly working with the ability
>> to work with Python datetime and mx.DateTime types and changeable
>> paramstyles. We have been discussing names and are leaning on dal, an
>> acronym for Database Abstraction Layer. This package will have a
>> subpackage named dbapi that will contain all of our current work.
>> Future work outside of the dbapi wrapper scope will reside in other
>> packages within dal.
>> I'm posting here to get opinions/suggestions about these naming
>> conventions so that we can identify any problems that may arise from
>> it. We would appreciate your opinions and suggestions.
> PyDBI ?
> After all, what you're doing here is rather similar to what
> the Perl folks did for their DBI interface.
Why the "Py"? Isn't it kind of implied? I like dbi, though. Maybe the
project name would be PyDBI, with the module name being dbi?
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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