[DB-SIG] mysql string length?

Carsten Haese carsten at uniqsys.com
Wed Apr 19 14:12:51 CEST 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 03:45, Andy Todd wrote:
> Now hands up for changing the DB-API to remove the pyformat paramstyle? 
> If we're going to have options I think we should restrict them to either 
> named parameters (a la cx_Oracle) or the '?' qmark (a la ODBC and JDBC).

I'm all for that with the clarification that 'pyformat' and 'format'
should be deprecated, leaving 'qmark', 'numeric', and 'named'. Of course
this change would have to go into a completely new version of DB-API,
since it would break existing code.


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